opt in favor of

opt in favor of (someone or something)

To choose some person or thing in preference to someone or something else. The kids opted in favor of a trip to Disneyland instead of New York City. Personally, I would opt in favor of staying home. You had a very strong application and interview, but the company has opted in favor of someone else.
See also: favor, of, opt
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opt in favor of someone or something

to choose a particular person; to choose a particular thing. Do you think she will opt in favor of this one or that? We will opt in favor of David.
See also: favor, of, opt
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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