Prefer

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Definition

to prefer: to like more, to favor
verb
I prefer champagne to wine: I like the bubbles!

a preference: a selection of one thing over another, a penchant, an orientation
noun

Examples

  • "I prefer milk."
  • "I prefer the right."
  • "We would prefer not to expel you from the program, as your money means a lot to us."
  • "If it's ok, I prefer assistant."
  • "What you do in your own time is up to you, however since there is a high risk that this demonstration could erupt in violence, I would prefer that no one leave work early to attend."
  • "Please note that I have some friends I'd like to see in London, so I would prefer we didn't socialise together."
  • "This is why I prefer driving drunk."
  • "Horatio : Mhmm. Smells pretty good, but I prefer his next novel: "The Subterraneans"."
  • "Brian : Um, well um… actually I do have quite a slight preference for…"
  • "Brian : What about religious preference?"

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