The 'decide' groupThese verbs are concerned with thinking or talking about how to do something or whether to do something.
With most of these verbs, the to-infinitive is most frequently introduced by whether or how, but in the case of argue it is most frequently introduced by whether. In the case of imagine, plan and rehearse, whether is never or rarely used.
The prime minister is now deciding whether to continue to fight to retain her position as party leader.
How to implement such tactics was discussed on Birmingham's local radio station.
She began to plan how to get out of town without being caught.
The verbs argue, debate, and discuss are reciprocal verbs (see Chapter 6) and have a plural Subject.
argue consider debate decide determine discuss figure imagine judge plan ponder rehearse
It's like people arguing whether to put out a fire in a house while the house burns down.