Focus on the pronunciation of decide
English definition of “decide”
› to choose between one possibility or another: [T] I decided I would try it. [+ to infinitive] In the end, we decided to go to the theater. [+ question word] We’re trying to decide how to proceed. [+ (that) clause] He decided (that) it was his business. › If something decides a result in a competition, it causes that result: [T] A mistake by our team decided the game against us. › A deciding factor is something so important that it forces a particular decision: The deciding factor in choosing this school was that it was far from home.