In the second episode of our phrasal verb series, we are going to give you 6 very useful synonyms related to “making a decision” that you can use in paraphrasing your writing.


1. decide to do something


Students may decide to seek tutorial guidance.


2. make a decision to do something


You must follow your intuition and make a decision to never give up on who you are capable of becoming.


3. determine to do something


After they graduated from college, they are determined to cycle along the entire Mekong River.


4. resolve to do something


But whatever you resolve to do, I want you to commit to it.


5. make a resolution to do something


I make a resolution to practice English every day.


6. set one’s mind to do something


And at that moment, I knew: If I set my mind to something, nothing is impossible.