settle on/upon (something)

phrasal verb
settled on/upon (something); settling on/upon (something); settles on/upon (something)

Definition of settle on/upon (something)

: to choose (something or someone) after thinking about other possible choices We finally settled on a soft yellow for the kitchen walls. Hours later, they settled on a plan.

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“Settle on/upon (something).” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settle%20on. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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