make a/one's selection


: to choose something from a group

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Cold weather cocktails like the Sleep Warm and Danny Boy are two particular standouts on the current menu, while visitors who prefer their spirits neat can make a selection from the bar’s lengthy list of Japanese whiskies. Jared Ranahan, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2023 The Rangers had a full 40-man roster and could not make a selection. Dallas News, 7 Dec. 2022 The Celtics aren’t scheduled to make a selection before the 53rd pick, having traded their first-rounder (25th overall) to the Spurs in the Derrick White deal. Globe Staff,, 22 June 2022 Etro dug deep into the house’s archive to make a selection for the collaboration. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 10 Nov. 2021 Seven Hills intends to make a selection by the end of the current school year to ensure a smooth transition of leadership. The Enquirer, 14 Sep. 2022 Noticeably absent from Thursday night’s proceedings: the Rams themselves, who don’t plan to make a selection in the first round again until the draft is held at a colony on Mars. New York Times, 29 Apr. 2022 On March 22, the board will interview those finalists and make a selection. Teri Figueroa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Feb. 2022 The vast majority of these brick & mortar locations break free of the traditional role of the store as simply a place to go see stuff, make a selection, pay for it and take it home with you. Steve Dennis, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 See More

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“Make a/one's selection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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