to draw straws

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to decide at random; especially by drawing (selecting randomly between) straws, sticks etc. Typically, whoever draws the short straw from among a selection of longer straws must complete some undesirable task

They drew straws to see who had to wash the dishes.

Decide or assign something by lottery in which straws of unequal length are used
to draw straws