Translation of choice in Spanish:
- 1 countable or uncountable (act, option) freedom of choiceI had a free choicelibertad (feminine) de elecciónyou have a choice: either you leave now or I call the policeme dejaron elegirI had no choice but to obeyuna de dos: o se va ya o llamo a la policíato make one's choice doctors have to make hard choices sometimesno tuve más remedio or alternativa que obedecerby o from choiceI'm single by choicelos médicos a veces tienen que tomar decisiones difícilesI would never have taken this job from choiceno me he casado porque no he querido or por decisión propiaI don't work here out of choicesi fuera por mí, jamás habría aceptado este trabajoyou can take any two books of your choiceno es por (mi) gusto que trabajo aquípuede llevarse dos libros a elecciónExample sentences
- The capacity of consumers to drive efficiency can be undermined by an inability to make an informed choice between plans.
- Other findings showed that consumers wanted to be able to make an informed choice between GM and non-GM food.
- I had a choice between cancelling my appointment, or attempting the journey with one mirror.
- Garry was an ideal choice to present the prize on behalf of the slimming group because he lost two stones through their plan earlier this year.
- Particularly, chopsticks are also a good choice when people send presents to relatives and friends.
- The flight prize was an easy choice for the leading lawman with a long-standing interest in aviation.
- 2 2.1 countable (person, thing chosen) See examples: she's a possible choice for the jobthe people's choicees una de las candidatas posibles para el puestohe's a bad choice as ambassadorla elección del puebloit was an unfortunate choice of wordssu nombramiento como embajador no es una elección acertadathe choice of restaurant was a happy oneno fue la mejor manera de decirlo2.2 (variety) (no plural) to be spoiled for choice (British English) we're spoiled for choice as far as museums gola elección del restaurante fue muy acertadaen cuanto a museos, tenemos la suerte de tener muchísimosExample sentences
- The Boeing business jet also comes with a choice of interior decoration ranging from the basic to sumptuous.
- The choice of bar can range from a close-knit pub setting to a party animal's dream.
- Walkers set off from Cudham village on a choice of routes ranging from three to eight miles.
adjective choicer, choicest
- 1 (high-quality) (beef/veal)(in US)Example sentences
- Then he would eat his favourite food by picking off choice meat off of the bone of extra rare chicken tikkas.
- After Mass the guests were treated to refreshments, soup, sandwiches and a variety of other choice foods.
- It is considered very polite to occasionally select a choice morsel for the person sitting beside you or to place it on his or her plate.
- 2 (language/phrase) [literary] he used some choice language when he found out [ironic]soltó unas perlitas cuando se enteró [irónico]Example sentences
- The family was forced to move, and Yeats sent Lady Gregory a few choice words about his idolized beloved.
- But during his brief tenure, Thomson has had choice words for both the government and the opposition.
- Keane reacted angrily to a tackle from David Beckham and after pushing the England captain his manager had a few choice words.
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