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    #1

    Friends over family.

    "Some people prefer their friends to (I don't know whether I have to use "over" here or not) their family memebers."

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Friends over family.

    Some people put their friends before their families.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Friends over family.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Some people prefer their friends to (I don't know whether I have to use "over" here or not) their family (members)."
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    #4

    Re: Friends over family.

    Either 'to' or 'over' will work, but not both in the same sentence.
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