In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to preferla prefiero con el pelo largo — I like her better / I prefer her with her hair long
- prefiero esperar aquí — I'd rather wait here
- preferiría no decírselo — I'd rather not tell him
- preferir algo a algo — to prefer sth to sth
- prefiere el café al té — she prefers coffee to tea
- prefiero vivir solo a tener que compartir — I prefer living on my own to having to share
- preferiría eso a tener que volver — I'd rather that than have to go back
- preferir que + subj
- prefiero que te quedes aquí — I'd rather you stayed here
- preferiría que nevara — I'd rather it snowed
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