choose up
verb Date: 1850 transitive verb to form (sides) especially for a game by having opposing captains choose their players intransitive verb to form sides for a game <
let's choose up and play ball
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  • choose up — verb To select, pick …   Wiktionary

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  • choose up sides — choose people to play on two or more teams    Let s choose up sides and play a game of volleyball …   English idioms

  • choose up sides — {v. phr.} To form two teams with two captains taking turns choosing players. * /The boys chose up sides for a game of softball./ * /Tom and Joe were the captains. They chose up sides./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choose up sides — {v. phr.} To form two teams with two captains taking turns choosing players. * /The boys chose up sides for a game of softball./ * /Tom and Joe were the captains. They chose up sides./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choose\ up\ sides — v. phr. To form two teams with two captains taking turns choosing players. The boys chose up sides for a game of softball. Tom and Joe were the captains. they chose up sides …   Словарь американских идиом

  • choose — [cho͞oz] vt. chose, chosen, choosing [ME chesen, cheosen < OE ceosan < IE base * ĝeus , to taste, relish > L gustare, Goth kausjan] 1. to pick out by preference from what is available; take as a choice; select [to choose a book at the… …   English World dictionary

  • choose — choosable, adj. chooser, n. /choohz/, v., chose; chosen or (Obs.) chose; choosing. v.t. 1. to select from a number of possibilities; pick by preference: She chose Sunday for her departure. 2. to prefer or decide (to do something): He chose to run …   Universalium

  • choose — [[t]tʃuz[/t]] v. chose, cho•sen, choos•ing 1) to select from a number of possibilities: She chose July for her wedding[/ex] 2) to prefer or decide (to do something): to choose to speak[/ex] 3) to want or desire, as one thing over another 4) to… …   From formal English to slang

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