apostar por

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apostar por(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to gamble on)
a. to bet on
Apostó por el caballo ganador, lo que le permitió pagar todas sus deudas.He bet on the winning horse, which allowed him to pay off all his debts.
2. (to choose)
a. to go for
Nuestra empresa ha decidido apostar por las energías renovables.Our company has decided to go for renewable energy.
b. to opt for
La modelo apostó por un corte de pelo muy radical que dio mucho que hablar.The model opted for a very radical haircut that was really talked about.
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