Significado de “prefer” - en el Diccionario Inglés

prefer en inglés británico

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preferverb [ T ]

uk /prɪˈfɜːr/ us /prɪˈfɝː/ -rr-

prefer verb [ T ] (CHOOSE)

A2 to like, choose, or want one thing rather than another:

Do you prefer hot or cold weather?
I prefer red wine to white.
[ + -ing verb ] He prefers watching football to playing it.
[ + to infinitive ] I'd prefer not to discuss this issue.
formal I'd prefer you not to smoke (= I would like it better if you did not smoke), please.

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(Definición de prefer del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prefer en inglés americano

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preferverb

us /prɪˈfɜr/ -rr-

to choose or want one thing rather than another:

[ T ] We have tea and coffee, but perhaps you’d prefer a cold drink.
[ T ] He prefers watching baseball to playing it.
[ + that clause ] She prefers that we meet at the station.
[ + to infinitive ] Would you prefer to leave?

(Definición de prefer del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)