Prefer & would rather

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Prefer & would rather
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2012-01-22 06:41:41
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  1. prefer +
    a) to-v
    b) v-ing
    BOTH
  2. I prefer this coat ___ the coat you were wearing yesterday.
    to
  3. I prefer driving ___ travelling by train.
    to
  4. I prefer to drive ___ travel by train.
    rather than
  5. Ann prefers to live in the country ___ live in a city.
    rather than
  6. I'd prefer...
    a) to go
    b) going
    to go
  7. I'd prefer to stay home tonight ___ go to the cinema.
    rather than
  8. I'd rather...
    a) go
    b) to go
    go
  9. I'd rather do something ___ do something else.
    than
  10. I'd rather stay home ___ go to the cinema.
    than
  11. I'd rather you ___ with us.
    a) came
    b) came
    c) to came
    d) coming
    came
  12. I'd rather they ___.
    a) don't know
    b) didn't know
    didn't know
  13. I'd rather you ___ the dinner now.
    a) cook
    b) cooked
    cooked
  14. - Do you mind if I smoke?
    - I'd rather you ___.
    a) don't.
    b) didn't
    didn't
  15. get a taxi / walk home
    I'd prefer...
    to get a taxi rather than walk home.
  16. go for a swim / play tennis
    I'd rather...
    go for a swim than play tennis.
  17. eat at home / go to a restaurant
    I'd prefer...
    to eat at home rather than go to a restaurant.
  18. think about it for a while / decide now
    I'd rather...
    think about it for a while than decide now.
  19. Are you going to cook dinner or would you rather I...?
    cooked it
  20. Are you going to tell Ann what happened or would you rather I...?
    told her
  21. Are you going to do the shopping or would you rather I...?
    did it
  22. Are you going to answer the phone or would you rather I...?
    answered it
  23. 'Shall I tell Ann the news?'
    'No, I'd rather she ___ know.
    didn't
  24. Do you want me to go now or would you rather I ___ here?
    stayed
  25. Do you want to go out this evening or would you rather ___ at home?
    stay
  26. This is a private letter adressed to me. I'd rather you ___ read it.
    didn't
  27. It's quite a nice house but I'd rather it ___ a bit bigger.
    was
  28. 'Do you mind if I turn on the radio?'
    'I'd rather you ___. I'm trying to study.'
    didn't

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