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    Choose Choices

    Hi, is this expression correct?

    Many choices to choose from.

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    Re: Choose Choices

    Sounds a bit excessive to me. One makes a choice. I'd say 'many <somethings> to choose from' ('varieties'/'possibilities'/'sorts'...); or 'many possible choices' - not 'many choices to make', though, because you only make one choice.

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    Re: Choose Choices

    Thanks BobK for your reply. Actually I was wondering about the part about: "choices to choose from". Can I say "choose from these choices"? As choose is like the verb of the noun choice. Is it considered a repetition and therefore an incorrect expression?

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    Re: Choose Choices

    Quote Originally Posted by Kel11 View Post
    Thanks BobK for your reply. Actually I was wondering about the part about: "choices to choose from". Can I say "choose from these choices"? As choose is like the verb of the noun choice. Is it considered a repetition and therefore an incorrect expression?
    'Choosing a choice' is like 'deciding a decision'.

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    Re: Choose Choices

    Quote Originally Posted by Kel11 View Post
    Thanks BobK for your reply. Actually I was wondering about the part about: "choices to choose from". Can I say "choose from these choices"? As choose is like the verb of the noun choice. Is it considered a repetition and therefore an incorrect expression?
    "Choose from the following options" would be my suggestion.

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