French translation of 'option'
1. (= choice) option f
He had two options. Il avait deux options.
That is their only option. C’est leur seule option.
I’ve got no option. Je n’ai pas d’autre option.
I’m afraid that’s not an option. Je crains que cela ne soit pas une option.
the option of sth l’option de qch
to have no other option ne pas avoir d’autre option
to have no option but to do sth ne pas avoir d’autre option que de faire qch
to keep one’s options open (= not commit o.s.) réserver sa décision
to leave one’s options open réserver sa décision
3. (= subject) option f
I’m doing geology as my option. Je fais géologie en option.
4. option f
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Example Sentences Including 'option'
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But it is no easy option.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Older drivers also have a limited range of options for cover.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That way you both keep your option open and earn interest on the exercise money.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
Their approach would encourage management to consider other options when they decided board representation unsuitable.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
These cheaper options gave students a gentle nudge through a door they had long wanted to open.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They can also use derivatives such as futures and options to hedge their holdings.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
You could take an option on a fully equipped office.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It offers credit options and part exchange.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Rather than sticking with a single grain, blends are a good option.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are various packages which can include dining options.The Sun (2012)
He certainly could be an option for the future.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Students have the option of undertaking a third year at the university to gain an honours degree.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We were considering our managerial options at the time.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A judge at Southampton crown court said jail was an option.The Sun (2016)
It may be a better option for a student to take out their own policy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Leaving them behind was not a good option.The Sun (2013)
One solution is to buy a small shareholding now or have a share option granted.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Teenage criminals consider youth jails a soft option, and the time spent inside as boosting their status on the outside.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Then bosses might need to consider another one of their options.The Sun (2016)
There are very few options for small businesses as we rely so much on our overdrafts.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This leaves the banks with two options.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We are keeping all our options open.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We have an option agreement to sign him at the end of the season.The Sun (2007)
We now have no option but to take them to court.The Sun (2016)
The easy option would be to just blame the patriarchy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Why do we always go for the cheap option?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
These numbers reflect that some presidents felt comfortable with more than one option.Christianity Today (2000)
We must learn to look at all the options and make choices.Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)
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'option' in Other Languages
British English: option /ˈɒpʃən/ NOUN
An option is one of two or more things that you can choose between.
We will consider all options before making a decision.
- American English: option
- Arabic: خِيَارٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: opção
- Chinese: 选项
- Croatian: opcija
- Czech: možnost výběru
- Danish: mulighed
- Dutch: optie
- European Spanish: opción
- Finnish: vaihtoehto
- French: option
- German: Wahl Möglichkeit
- Greek: επιλογή
- Italian: opzione
- Japanese: 選択
- Korean: 선택권
- Norwegian: valg
- Polish: opcja
- European Portuguese: opção
- Romanian: opțiune
- Russian: выбор
- Spanish: opción
- Swedish: val
- Thai: ตัวเลือก
- Turkish: seçenek
- Ukrainian: варіант
- Vietnamese: sự lựa chọn
Translation of option from the Collins English to French Dictionary