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elect to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelect to do somethingelect to do somethingformalCHOOSE to choose to do something You can elect to delete the message or save it. elect
Examples from the Corpus
elect to do somethingIn a magnanimous fit of estate planning, Cook elects to divide the farm between his three daughters.No permission is required to photograph the monoline, unless you elect to do this inside a station.The committee elected not to fire Johnson.Out of which I was elected to help him rise.In 1972, at the age of 23, he was elected to parliament.He then elects to take his new pet to California, but he only has five days to unload his pachyderm.But both say the loan was paid off by December 1993, almost a year before Gentry was elected to the council.No new members were elected to the party central committee.More blacks have been elected to the state legislature, and a black also heads the Dade county commission.
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