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    I have a question about the use of "decided".

    Hi, teachers!
    I have a question.

    Is the use of "decided" fine or awkward in the below sentence?

    Frank Bennington was decided to replace the software manufacturer’s retiring chief executive officer.

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: I have a question about the use of "decided".

    It's incorrect.

    He was chosen to replace the retiring officer.

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