But the secular world Bauer's chosen to live in doesn't escape her lacerating criticism either.
Despite his self-assigned nickname “The chosen One” and his recent decision to relocate to Florida, LeBron is not Jewish.
Each month, a chosen theme colors the myriad events cramming the calendar.
After a six week trial run, Fox has chosen not to continue forward with the daytime talk show.
If I could have avoided giving a title to the movie altogether, I would have chosen to do so.
The members of each branch of the Legislature are chosen biennially.
Would he, had he known the bitter years ahead of him, have chosen the same, she wondered.
He had chosen a moment when her attention was distracted to slip out unobserved.
He had chosen the name of a Spanish gunboat he knew to be at sea; and the ruse worked.
Goldsmith was chosen professor of history at a later period.
"the elect, the select," especially those selected by God, c.1200, from past participle of choose (v.). Chosen people for "the Jews" is recorded from 1530s.
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.
spoken of warriors (Ex. 15:4; Judg. 20:16), of the Hebrew nation (Ps. 105:43; Deut. 7:7), of Jerusalem as the seat of the temple (1 Kings 11:13). Christ is the "chosen" of God (Isa. 42:1); and the apostles are "chosen" for their work (Acts 10:41). It is said with regard to those who do not profit by their opportunities that "many are called, but few are chosen" (Matt. 20:16). (See ELECTION.)