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    option

    Can I say this in English:
    You left me no option but to go / to leave.
    You left me no option other than to go / to leave.
    You didn't leave me any other option than to go / to leave.

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    #2

    Re: option

    They are all correct, but don't leave spaces before and after the slashes.

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    #3

    Re: option

    And the question should be Can I say these in English?.

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