372 – Using Rather

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372 - Using Rather

Jen said the would rather wear a light colored lipstick than a dark colored one.

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For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we can use the adverb, rather.

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

  • Rather than a burger, I think have pizza for lunch.
  • Jim is a bit of a complainer. Rather than solve a problem, he just complains about it.
  • Rather than going jogging, let’s go cycling.
  • I’d rather go see a movie than a musical.
  • Jack said he’d much rather play golf than tennis.
  • Would you rather have coffee or tea?
  • I’d rather not eat there. The last time we went the service was terrible.
  • I’m coming to the party alone. My roommate would rather not go out tonight.
  • Don’t sit over there. I’d rather you sit next to me.
  • I’d rather you don’t smoke in the house.
  • I’d rather you work on the presentation, and I’ll work on the meeting report.

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