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prefer

US [prɪˈfɜr]
UK [prɪˈfɜː(r)]
  • v.较喜欢;喜欢…多于…
  • Web更喜欢;宁愿;宁可
Past Tense:preferred  Simple Present:prefers  Present Participle:preferring  
Prefer
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v.
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较喜欢;喜欢…多于…to like one thing or person better than another; to choose one thing rather than sth else because you like it better
‘Coffee or tea?’ ‘I'd prefer tea, thanks.’
“要咖啡还是茶?”“我要茶,谢谢。”
I much prefer jazz to rock music.
我喜欢爵士乐远胜过摇滚乐。
I would prefer it if you didn't tell anyone.
我希望你别告诉任何人。
A local firm is to be preferred .
选一家当地的公司更好。
I prefer my coffee black.
我喜欢不加奶的咖啡。
The donor prefers to remain anonymous.
捐赠者希望自己的姓名不被公开。
I prefer not to think about it.
我不想考虑此事。
Would you prefer me to stay?
你愿意我留下来吗?
I prefer playing in defence.
我喜欢打防守。
I would prefer that you did not mention my name.
我希望你不要说出我的名字。

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