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    #1

    prefer to/over

    Hi!

    Is both possible?

    I prefer travelling by bus to travelling by train.
    I prefer travelling by bus over travelling by train.

    Thanks!

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    #2

    Re: prefer to/over

    Either. "to" is formal, "over" is informal.

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    Re: prefer to/over

    Quote Originally Posted by virus99 View Post
    Hi!

    Is Are both possible?

    I prefer travelling by bus to travelling by train.
    I prefer travelling by bus over travelling by train.

    Thanks!
    I don't necessarily see a formal/informal difference but they're certainly both correct.

    You can also say:

    I prefer bus travel to train travel.
    I prefer bus travel over train travel.

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