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Would rather    or        Prefer

Would rather: is used to express what somebody wants in a particular situation.   Ex: Let's take the bus.... (I would rather walk.)       

Prefer: is used to express what we prefer in general. Ex: I prefer living in the country;  I prefer to walk rather than taking the bus.
 
Exercises
 
Choose the correct option.
 
1-She ...................... eat a salad than a hamburger.
would rather        prefer                                                             
2-They .................... dogs. They don't like cats.
would rather        prefer                                                     
3-I ......................  stay home today.
would rather        prefer
4-We ....................... watching basketball.
would rather        prefer 
5-Usually people ......................... warm weather.
would rather       prefer
 
Choose the correct option.
 
1-I  buy the blue shirt.
2-Why do you  going out with Tom?
3-I  have the meeting at 6 pm.                                             
4-Normally, we  going to the beach.
5-I  watch the football game.

 

       

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