Wednesday, February 8, 2012


Prefer: To choose or be in the habit of choosing as more desirable or as having more value: prefers coffee to tea; to give priority or precedence to (a creditor); to recommend for advancement or appointment; promote.

Synonym: choose, favor, promote, wish, have a preference.

Example: Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels.

Usage in Sentence: Prefer to, not from.

Don’t say: I prefer a blue pen from a red one.

ΓΌ Say: I prefer a blue pen to a red one.

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