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Making Sense of Grammar
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Would rather…than多与动词原形搭配,例如:

I would rather drink juice than soda.

I would rather go out than stay home.

Prefer…to多与名词和动名词搭配,例如:

I prefer juice to soda.

I prefer going out to staying home.

Reference

Teo, Alvin. 2019. Confusing Grammar Explained. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Education.

answered Oct 22, 2021 by M (4,830 points)

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