settle on/upon (something)

phrasal verb

settled on/upon (something); settling on/upon (something); settles 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).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settle%20on%2Fupon%20%28something%29. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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