prefer significado, prefer definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( prefers    3rd person present)   ( preferring    present participle)   ( preferred    past tense & past participle  ) If you prefer someone or something, you like that person or thing better than another, and so you are more likely to choose them if there is a choice.      verb   no cont  
Does he prefer a particular sort of music?...      V n  
I became a teacher because I preferred books and people to politics...      V n to n  
I prefer to go on self-catering holidays...      V to-inf  
I would prefer him to be with us next season...      V n to-inf  
Bob prefers making original pieces rather than reproductions...      V -ing  
The woodwork's green now. I preferred it blue...      V n adj  
Her own preferred methods of exercise are hiking and long cycle rides.      V-ed, Also V that  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    adopt, be partial to, choose, desire, elect, fancy, favour, go for, incline towards, like better, opt for, pick, plump for, select, single out, wish, would rather, would sooner  
2    file, lodge, place, present, press, put forward  
3    advance, aggrandize, elevate, move up, promote, raise, upgrade  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Consulte también:

prefecture, preferably, preferable, preference

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
a person who prefers to interact with his/her Google glasses rather than communicating with people in real life
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