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Phrasal Verbs

opt out

This page is about the phrasal verb opt out

Meaning

If you opt out of something, you choose not to be involved in it.

Synonym

bow out

For example

  • opt out of sth Lots of people have opted out of our English classes. Maybe the classes are too dull.

  • opt out of sth There will be no refunds for people who opt out of the program.

Nouns often used as objects with opt out: course, program, class, scheme, activity

Quick Quiz

Some people opted out of the company's fitness program because they

a. didn't like exercising

b. really enjoyed exercising

c. weren't allowed to join

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