Translation of opt in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɑːpt; ɒpt/


  • optar to opt for sth optar por algo she opted for the second plan optó por or se decidió por el segundo plan to opt to + infinitive/infinitivo optar por + infinitive/infinitivo he opted to pay the fine optó por pagar la multato opt against sth they opted against buying a house optaron por or decidieron no comprar casa

Phrasal verbs

opt out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
1.1 [person]to opt out (of sth) I've opted out of the scheme me he borrado del plan you can't just opt out of your responsibilities no puedes desentenderte así como así de tus responsabilidades he opted out and went to live in a commune lo abandonó todo y se fue a vivir a una comuna 1.2 [school/hospital] (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) pasar a depender directamente del gobierno central

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