Quick answer
"Option" is a noun which is often translated as "la opción", and "choice" is a noun which is also often translated as "la opción". Learn more about the difference between "option" and "choice" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (choice)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Moving to the countryside is always an option.Siempre queda la opción de irse a vivir al campo.
b. la posibilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They offered me the option of working at the office or remotely.Me ofrecieron la posibilidad de trabajar en la oficina o desde casa.
c. la alternativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They had no option but to leave the country.No tuvieron otra alternativa que salir del país.
2. (accessory)
a. el extra
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Front-wheel drive is considered to be an option.La tracción delantera se considera un extra.
3. (education)
a. la asignatura optativa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm going to do microbiology as my option.Voy a hacer microbiología como asignatura optativa.
4. (right)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They have an option to buy the property for a limited time.Tienen opción de compra de la propiedad por un periodo limitado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to obtain the rights to)
a. conseguir los derechos de explotación de
When I was a struggling writer, I never dreamed Hollywood would want to option my novel.Cuando era una autora en apuros, nunca soñé que Hollywood querería conseguir los derechos de explotación de mi novela.
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choice(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (alternative)
a. la opción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had no choice but to do what he was asking me to do.No me quedó otra opción que hacer lo que me pedía.
2. (act of choosing)
a. la elección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a difficult choice.Es una elección difícil.
3. (what is chosen)
a. la elección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is the perfect choice for coffee lovers.Es la elección perfecta para amantes del café.
4. (variety)
a. el surtido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have a wide choice of candies for sale.Vendemos un amplio surtido de dulces.
b. la selección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The program offers a very limited choice of fonts.El programa ofrece una selección muy limitada de fuentes de letra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (very good)
a. selecto
This is choice meat.Ésta es carne selecta.
6. (offensive)
a. insultante
She had some choice words for her husband when he finally turned up.Utilizó un lenguaje un tanto insultante con su marido cuando por fin apareció.
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