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    #1

    I'd rather......

    "I'm very busy at the moment. I can't talk to you. I'd rather you (came) tomorrow. "

    The above sentence is quoted from a grammar workbook.

    I don't understand why they used (came) after (I'd rather)?

    If I have a choice, I'll use (come) instead of (came).

    Can anyone help?

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    #2

    Re: I'd rather......

    Have a look at the explanation in the link below. If you still need help, post back.

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/gram...r-would-sooner

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