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    #1

    prefer

    Which of them are correct?

    1. I prefer to go out to stay here.
    2. I prefer to go out rather than to stay here.
    3. I prefer to go out rather than stay here.
    4. I prefer to go out than to stay here.
    5. I prefer to go out than stay here.
    6. I prefer going out to stay here.
    7. I prefer going out to staying here.
    8. I prefer going out rather than staying here.
    9. I prefer going out than staying here.
    10. I prefer to go out rather than staying here.
    or any other structure which is correct.

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    Re: prefer

    Quote Originally Posted by atabitaraf View Post
    Which of them are correct?

    1. I prefer to go out to stay here.
    2. I prefer to go out rather than to stay here.
    3. I prefer to go out rather than stay here.
    4. I prefer to go out than to stay here.
    5. I prefer to go out than stay here.
    6. I prefer going out to stay here.
    7. I prefer going out to staying here.
    8. I prefer going out rather than staying here.
    9. I prefer going out than staying here.
    10. I prefer to go out rather than staying here.
    or any other structure which is correct.
    The red ones are wrong. To me, the others are acceptable.
    The blue ones are my preferences.

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