- 1 (decidirse) See examples:optar
poralgooptó por el premio en metálicoto choose somethingopt forsomethingoptarhe opted for o chose the cash prize por+ infinitivooptó por callarseto choose o opt to + infinitivoshe chose o opted to keep quiet
aalgo(una plaza/un puesto)solo los licenciados en Medicina pueden optar a esta plazato apply forsomethingun atleta que puede optar a una medallaonly medical graduates may apply for o are eligible for this postthis post is only open to graduates in medicinean athlete with a chance of winning a medal
- Cuando reaccionó optó por seguir al ladrón en un taxi.
- La gente opta por el silencio provocado por el miedo.
- Este club quiso optar por las que registra el cielo.
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