PREFER, WOULD PREFER TO, WOULD RATHER, HAD BETTER

PREFER … TO …. - preferovat

PREFER (VERB)-ING TO (VERB)-ING

prefer tea to coffee. Preferuji  čaj před kávou. Můžeme použít prefer v takovéto podobě.

prefer dancing to skiing. Upřednostňuji tančení před lyžováním. Když mluvíme o činnosti (dancing, skiing) tak po prefer se píše –ing forma (gerundium) takže proto dancing a skiing.

prefer reading to watching TV.

I prefer cycling to driving.

 

WOULD PREFER TO …. RATHER THAN ... - preferovat ... před

Shall we eat out tonight? I would prefer to stay at home. Budeme dnes v noci jíst venku? Já bych raději zůstal doma.

 would prefer to stay later in bed.

I would prefer to go home now rather than stay here.

 

WOULD RATHER … THAN ... - preferovat ... před

I would rather stay at home. Raději bych zůstal doma.

 I would rather read this book than that one.

Would you rather eat at home than eat in the restaurant?

I would rather come with you.

 

I would prefer to stay at home rather than eat out.

I would rather stay at home than eat out.

 

 HAD BETTER = SHOULD - měl by

– co by měli, všeobecné doporučení pro určitou konkrétní situaci

It´s late. We had better go home. Je pozdě. Měli bychom jít domů.

 

We had better go home. = We should go home. = (We ought to go home.)

They had better be silent. = They should be silent. = (They ought to be silent.)




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