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    mother prefers eating apples to eating oranges vs mother prefers apples to oranges

    My mother prefers eating apples to eating oranges.
    My mother prefers
    apples to oranges.

    Do the sentences have the same meaning?

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    Re: mother prefers eating apples to eating oranges vs mother prefers apples to orang

    Yes. Unless she is decorating a room with bowls of fake fruit in which case the second just means that she would prefer to look at apples than oranges. In most circumstances, if someone says "I don't like + [name of food or drink]", it usually means that they don't like eating or drinking the things mentioned.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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