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opt for (something)

To choose some option in preference to others. The kids opted for a trip to Disneyland instead of New York City. Personally, I would just opt to stay home. I always opt for first class when I fly overseas.
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opt for something

to choose a particular option. I opted for the orange one. I opt for not going out at all.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

opt for

To choose something, especially over some other option: I opted for a king-sized bed when I made my hotel reservation.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said that those opting for paper passbooks will reduce in numbers in due course.