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    #1

    prefer/rather

    Hi everyone,

    Are these sentences correct? I am more concerned about the second one.

    1. I'd rather you called him.
    2. I'd prefer you to call him.

    Thank you.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Oct-2013 at 22:35. Reason: Fixing typo on "I'd".

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    #2

    Re: prefer/rather

    They're both correct, only if you change the position of the apostrophe in your first sentence.

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    #3

    Re: prefer/rather

    They are both correct.

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    #4

    Re: prefer/rather

    Quote Originally Posted by worcester View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Are these sentences correct? I am more concerned about the second one.

    1. I'd rather you called him.
    2. I'd prefer you to call him.

    Thank you.
    You can also use: "I'd prefer that you call him".

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    #5

    Re: prefer/rather

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    They're both correct, only if you change the position of the apostrophe in your first sentence.

    As you said, then where the apostrophe should be put in the first sentence?

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    #6

    Re: prefer/rather

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    As you said, then where the apostrophe should be put in the first sentence?
    The mistake has already been corrected.

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    #7

    Re: prefer/rather

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    You can also use: "I'd prefer that you call him".
    Or I'd prefer it if you called him.

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    #8

    Re: prefer/rather

    I guess in the USA, they'd also say I'd prefer for you to call him.

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