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    Hi,

    Please advise which sentence is correct:

    a)Susan prefers noodles than rice; or
    b)Suan prefers noodles to rice.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: Preposition

    the all correct


    but the one is correction



    I'm not sure


    I'm is learning

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    a)Susan prefers noodles than rice; is wrong.
    b)Suan prefers noodles to rice. might be considered right.

    The first sentence might be re-written as "Susan prefers noodles more than rice."

    The second may be technically correct, but sounds a bit odd. Perhaps better than "noodles over rice" which would sound like one dish ("I'll have an order of noodles over rice, please."), but still somehow it requires a second reading to understand the meaning.

    The most clear way would probably be to say, "Susan prefers noodles more than rice."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hi5 View Post

    a)Susan prefers noodles than rice; or
    b)Suan prefers noodles to rice.
    Say:
    Susan prefers noodles to rice

    or

    Susan prefers noodles over rice


    (You may thank me now.)


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    [Must be a North Carolina dish ... Noodles over rice.]

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlinger View Post
    [Must be a North Carolina dish ... Noodles over rice.]
    Or coleslaw on hamburgers.


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