soft option


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soft option

n
in a number of choices, the one considered to be easy or the easiest to do, involving the least difficulty or exertion
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Noun1.soft option - an easier alternative; "the instructor took the soft option and gave the boy a passing grade"
alternative, option, choice - one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen; "what option did I have?"; "there no other alternative"; "my only choice is to refuse"
Translations

soft option

nsoluzione (più) facile
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But the 16 drivers soon realised it was no soft option as they were grilled by nine- and ten-year-olds from the Sparkbrook school on Tuesday.
The Justice Secretary said: "Under the new system offenders will face prosecution if they fail to comply with the conditions, so no-one is allowed to get away with a soft option.
The Justice Secretary said: "Under the new system we are introducing, offenders will face prosecution if they fail to comply with the conditions set by the police, so that no one is allowed to get away with the soft option.
We would have thought that by now the message would have started to get through: that apprenticeships are not a route of last resort nor some kind of soft option.
CLEVELAND police warned Christmas shoppers the only safe option is a soft option when it comes to drinking and driving.
The Soft Option tyre launch has to be utilized in one of the three races at each event and has been well received by teams and fans this year.
We W want vocational training to be just as attractive an option to academic as to nonacademic students - it should not be seen as a soft option.
I don't think any Grade 1 is a soft option and Rubi Light put it up to us today.
Summary: Three out of five people think community sentences are a soft option or "weak and undemanding", a report has found.
Excitingly drawn, of course, with brief conversations in speech bubbles and helpful commentaries in yellow boxes above many pictures, the book is not entirely a soft option, requiring some concentration to follow the twists and turns of the events, and it may well have a place in the secondary school library.
We have no real deterrent anymore, prison being a soft option.
She says many people are very surprised to learn community-based penalties are not a soft option.