Unlike my peers who were mostly going to Britain or Spain, I chose Zimbabwe.
He would have been surprised, and none too pleased, to see us supplying him with ideologies he chose not to have.
We did learn “a great deal about Mitt Romney” through his words—if we chose to listen.
These activists might be able to make a lot more money working for themselves or for an organization—but they chose otherwise.
We could demystify the Israeli-Palestinian conflict if we chose.
I chose to go by motor thinking it would be quicker, but alas!
I could not help thinking that if I chose to keep the money, I might do so with impunity.
A few days afterwards the Prince gave him his autograph, and also chose a dozen or so of his photograph (sic).
Sir Isaac, however, chose rather to quit the researches he was then engaged in.
He was elected by a heavy majority, and it was believed he could hold the office as long as he chose.
Old English ceosan "choose, seek out, select; decide, test, taste, try; accept, approve" (class II strong verb; past tense ceas, past participle coren), from Proto-Germanic *keus- (cf. Old Frisian kiasa, Old Saxon kiosan, Dutch kiezen, Old High German kiosan, German kiesen, Old Norse kjosa, Gothic kiusan "choose," Gothic kausjan "to taste, test"), from PIE root *geus- "to taste, relish" (see gusto). Only remotely related to choice. Variant spelling chuse is Middle English, very frequent 16c.-18c. The irregular past participle leveled out to chosen by 1200.