decidían
-they were deciding
The word decidían is the imperfect form of decidir in the third person plural.
See the full decidir conjugation

decidir

Mientras que decidían donde robar los vinieron cerca de su casa.
While deciding where to rob they came near his house.
Muchas personas decidían, por lo tanto, cruzar la frontera sin autorización.
Many people therefore decided to cross the border without authorisation.
Sus elocuciones decidían al sino hombres y las naciones.
Her utterances decided the fate of men and nations.
Después de que la película concluyera, Gabriela y Miguel decidían a conseguir casados.
After the filming concluded, Gabriela and Miguel decided to get married.
Te dije que él llamaría si decidían cambiar el plan alternativo.
I told you he'd call if they changed the backup plan.
Las personas decidían que no era... y entonces no era.
People decided it wasn't... and so it wasn't.
Yo creía que los jueces eran los que decidían.
I thought the judges were going to make that decision.
Sí. Tres jueces decidían a favor del Sr. Gardner. 95% del tiempo.
Yeah. Three judges decided favorably for Mr. Gardner 95% of the time.
Otros decidían a seguir su ejemplo.
Others decided to follow their example.
Al parecer, no se decidían, y dijeron:
Apparently, they couldn't decide, so they said:
Tres jueces decidían a su favor el 95 por ciento de las veces.
Three judges decided favorably for Mr. Gardner 95% of the time.
No se decidían sobre lo que debería ser este personaje.
They never quite made up their mind about who this character was supposed to be.
En el final del verano, mis padres decidían empujarme de la jerarquía.
At the end of the summer, my parents decided to push me out of the nest.
Ellos decidían todo lo que hacía.
They decided everything I did.
El segundo gran evento de 1936 era que los Británicos decidían formalizar su relación con Egipto.
The second major event of 1936 was that the British decided to formalize their relationship with Egypt.
Los fabricantes de pantallas led de gran tamaño decidían a seguir el mismo patrón al principio.
The manufacturers of large sized LED screens decided to follow the same pattern at first.
¿Encontró algo sospechoso con relación a los jueces que decidían a favor del Sr. Gardner?
Did you find anything suspicious with regards to which judges decided favorably for Mr. Gardner?
Los tribunales decidían conforme a la Constitución y las leyes, pero acatando los principios cubanos.
The courts decided according to the Constitution and the laws but following the Cuban principles.
Y no se decidían.
And they just couldn't decide.
Antes de agosto de 2000 los casos a investigar se decidían según su prioridad.
Before August 2000, decisions as to which cases were investigated were based on priority.
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