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Learn a phrasal verb every day with this series of short podcasts by Luke Thompson from Luke’s English Podcast.

Each episode contains definitions, explanations and improvised examples of each phrase to help you understand and remember these complex but important parts of the English language! Transcripts are also available for every episode.

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Mar 4, 2015

= to choose not to be involved, or to choose to stop being involved in something. opt + out (+ of) "The UK might opt out of the new EU agreement" "More and more schools are choosing to opt out of the national curriculum"

Mar 4, 2015

= to choose to be involved in something "We're setting up a new space project which involves a trip to Mars. If you have #2,000,000,000 you can opt in, if you want". Also: Opt into "By opting into this program, you agree never to return to earth again"

Mar 4, 2015

= to choose opt + for + noun "North Korea may opt for long range missiles in response to what it believes to be increasing provocation from South Korean military exercises"