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- While it would be preferable if the Complainant did so, it is incorrect to imply that only he can do this.
- I am sure it would be preferable for the local schools and the community orchestra to work in harmony.
- The taste is pretty uniform from bite to bite, so it might be preferable as an appetizer.
- Experience of children with special needs is preferable, but full training will be given.
- It's always preferable to have something else to read at times like this.
- It sounds preferable to having kids locked away playing alone.
- In the end, firms acknowledge that laying off employees is preferable to going bust.
- Initially it would be preferable to have the property inspected by a reputable timber and damp expert.
- It would be preferable if such items were taken away for disposal in the household refuse.
- That said, it is easy to see why many people find even the hardships of a Scottish island preferable to urban life.
- However, he added that it was preferable to finding major problems with the home after completion.
- It was also viewed as preferable to a sacking which could prompt legal action.
- The chairman of the board said voluntary redundancies were preferable over compulsory redundancies.
- If a slum is preferable, then we can only imagine the life in their native village.
- To help bring the fever down, a slightly cooler room temperature is preferable.