296 – Using Like Better, Would Rather, & Prefer for Preferences

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I would rather have an apple than a donut

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Like better, prefer, and would rather.For today’s English lesson let’s have a look at how we can use these phrases to talk about preferences.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

How to use like better:

  • I like jazz better than classical music.
  • Jack said he likes traveling for work better than staying in the office all the time.
  • Do you like coffee better than tea?

How to use prefer:

  • I prefer jazz to classical music.
  • Jack said he prefers traveling for work to staying in the office all the time.
  • Do you prefer coffee to tea?

How to use would rather:

  • I would rather listen to jazz than classical music.
  • Jack said he would rather travel for work than stay in the office all the time.
  • Would you rather drink coffee or tea?

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