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    Question FCE transformation sentences

    I have a question about this exercise of transformation sentences

    Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she preferred to walk there

    RATHER

    a) Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she'd rather walk there

    or

    b) Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she'd rather have walked there

    Which is the right one and why?

    Thx in advance to those who will give any help

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    This looks like homework. We don't do that.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    What is the difference between the two forms?

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    This looks like homework. We don't do that.
    It's not homework. I need it to explain it and I am not mothertongue speaker. It's a doubt I have and I need help.

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What is the difference between the two forms?
    Rather walk or rather HAVE WALKED?

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    "rather walk" is correct.
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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by chiara96 View Post
    Rather walk or rather HAVE WALKED?
    What is the difference in terms of time?

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    Re: FCE transformation sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by chiara96 View Post
    I have a question about this exercise of on transformation sentences.

    Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she preferred to walk there.

    Using "rather": RATHER

    a) Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she'd rather walk there.

    or

    b) Julie offered a lift to Mary but she said she'd rather have walked there.

    Which is the right one and why?

    Thx Thanks in advance to those anyone who will ​can give me any help.
    See my corrections above. You need to end every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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