In English, we use the word "option" in a wide array of situations with many different meanings. When speaking, I struggled to find a word that translated the meaning effectively. Some examples are:
Giving up is not an option.
In this case I assume there is not a direct translation, and I have to use
あきらめるわけにはいかない or something of the sort?
There are many drink options at that restaurant.
This is another usage that confuses me. I feel like
たくさんの種類 maybe works, but that there is still a better way to say this.
What are our options?
That idea, won't work, we need to find another option.
This is the usage that really gets me. I am not aware of a word that exists such that I can say,