choose vs chose : Common Errors in English

choose or chose

Chose is the past tense of choose. That's all there is to it. Here is an example: You choose the shirt that you want to wear to office. In fact, you chose to wear a white shirt yesterday.
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  • v  pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  • v  select as an alternative over another
    I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
  • v  see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way
News & Articles

  • Wayne, Fort Gay elect city officials
    Voters chose mayors as well as decided on whether to allow alcohol sales in municipal elections on Tuesday.
    June 13, 2013 - The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
  • Cricket-Australia win the toss, bat first v New Zealand
    June 12 (Reuters) - Australia won the toss and chose to bat first in their Champions Trophy Group A match against New Zealand at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on Wednesday. Australia included batsman Glenn Maxwell in place of the suspended David Warner and brought in spinner Xavier Doherty for pace bowler Mitchell Starc. New Zealand are unchanged from the team that beat Sri Lanka in their opening match ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Furaus, Rector and Davis chosen for Mandan School Board
    Mandan voters chose Lori Furaus, Tim Rector and Lorraine Davis to fill the three open school board seats in an low turnout election Tuesday.
    June 12, 2013 - The Bismarck Tribune