Review Of How To Use Would Rather References. We use “ would rather ” to describe a preference of one thing compared to another thing. If you want to use “rather” instead, it will look like this:
I would rather walk than cycle. (it means she didn’t spend the money on a vacation in the past). How to use would rather in a sentence.
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We Can Use Subject + Would + Infinitive (I Would Go) Or Subject + Would + Have + Past Participle (I Would Have Gone).
I’d rather use a keyboard. To talk about preferences or wishes, there is also the structure. I would rather do something else.
• I Prefer Getting Up Early Rather Than Rushing.
They'd rather drink tea than cola. Rather than is usually used when you want to compare two things. We use “ would rather ” to describe a preference of one thing compared to another thing.
How To Use Would Rather In A Sentence.
Expressing general preference when we talk about general preferences, we can use prefer or would rather.the meaning is the same. I prefer using a keyboard to writing with a pen. Remember that both 'had' and 'would' can be shorted to 'd.
(= I Would Prefer You To Come Tomorrow.) After Would Rather We Usually Use A Past Tense With Present Or Future Meaning.
She would rather be a nurse than be a teacher. Would rather is also used to express what one person prefers another person would do. Mike would rather be lying on the beach than be going to the summer school.