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    • Join Date: Dec 2007
    • Posts: 13
    #1

    opt/select/choose

    How are they different in nuance?
    eg)-I opted a stay in Tokyo.
    -I selected a stay in Tokyo.
    -I chose a stay in Tokyo.

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    Re: opt/select/choose

    I opted for a stay in Toyko. (needs the preposition 'for')
    I selected a stay in Toyko from a large list of possibilities. (Quite formal)
    I chose a stay in Toyko. (The most natural-sounding alternative.)


    • Join Date: Dec 2007
    • Posts: 13
    #3

    Re: opt/select/choose

    Thanks for clearing it up Clare James!

    Oops! I fogot to add for after opt.

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