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  • v  like better; value more highly
    Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    We prefer sleeping outside
  • v  select as an alternative over another
  • v  promote over another
  • v  give preference to one creditor over another

  • On Thanksgiving, 88% will eat turkey; most Americans prefer the white meat; the rest of the world, the dark.
  • But privately, some admit they prefer the prospect of a Raul interregnum to the kind of post-Fidel chaos that could result in tens of thousands of Cubans rafting into South Florida .
  • The local tourism board would probably prefer that you didn't think of the worldliness of Nepalese sex workers, Bangladeshi hash dealers and Nigerian men trading used PCs by the .
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  • Should You Prefer Hasbro or Mattel?
    Should You Prefer Hasbro or Mattel?        
    June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Users of Dubuque bridge back quick repair plan
    Users of the Julien Dubuque Bridge prefer getting repairs to the span completed as quickly as possible, even if it means closing the bridge for more than a week.
    June 14, 2013 - KWQC-TV 6 Davenport
  • YOUTH SPORTS: Readers prefer coach to be more assertive
    You made the call and the votes are in . First a quick review: Which coach do you prefer for your young kids? Coach A - The quiet coach. He doesn't have much energy or passion, and usually sits at the end of the bench during games and doesn't do any yelling or screaming at all.
    June 12, 2013 - Chambersburg Public Opinion

  • Shizuka Kamei in The Canadian Press
    I don't understand the mentality of couples who marry to be together but prefer separate surnames,said Shizuka Kamei, leader of the People's New Party. "Do we want to see door signs showing various surnames written on them at each home?"
  • Cristiano Ronaldo in ESPN
    When asked to comment on the possibility of one day down the line playing for Madrid, Ronaldo added: "I'm a Manchester United player. I want to respect this club, my team-mates and the fans, and I prefer not to talk of other teams at this moment."
  • John McCain in Los Angeles Times
    Asked about the point he sought to make with his stop at Schmidt's, McCain said, "Well, I'd love to give a speech in Germany . . . but I would much prefer to do it as president of the United States rather than as a candidate for the office of the...

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