Translation:Only the judge can decide if I am a civilian or soldier.
What words would one use for "decide" and "resolve" so as to "not confuse them (since the answer said to not confuse them).
I see it this way: resolver: to solve, resolve, decide, make up one's mind. Decirdir: to decide, determine, settle, choose and sometimes to resolve too. Decidir-se: make up one's mind