Would Prefer vs. Would Rather

Pengertian Would Prefer dan Would Rather

Would prefer dan would rather sama-sama dapat digunakan ketika kita ingin membicarakan bahwa suatu hal lebih disukai daripada yang lain di masa kini (present) atau di masa depan (future). Masing-masing dapat disingkat menjadi ‘d prefer dan ‘d rather.

Lihat juga:

Rumus Would Prefer dan Would Rather

Would prefer diikuti to infinitive (to + verb) atau noun (kata benda), sementara would rather diikuti bare infinitive (infinitive tanpa to). Ketika ingin membandingkan sesuatu yang lebih disukai dengan yang lain, kita menggunakan rather than dengan would prefer dan than dengan would rather.

S + would prefer + to infinitive / noun + rather than + bare infinitive / noun
S + would rather + bare infinitive + than + bare infinitive

Contoh Kalimat Would Prefer dan Would Rather

1 I‘d prefer to live in a big city. / I‘d rather live in a big city.
(Saya lebih suka tinggal di kota besar.)
2 They would prefer a non smoking room.
(Mereka lebih memilih ruangan bebas rokok.)
3 He‘d prefer to buy an existing business rather than start a new one. / He‘d rather buy an existing business than start a new one.
(Dia lebih memilih membeli usaha yang sudah ada daripada memulai yang baru.)

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References:

  1. Would Rather, Would Sooner. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/grammar/british-grammar/would-rather-would-sooner. Accessed on August 26, 2016.
  2. Prefer. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/grammar/british-grammar/prefer. Accessed on August 26, 2016.
  3. Rather and Better? http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/grammar/learnit/learnitv107.shtml. Accessed on August 26, 2016.
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