|prefer suomeksi||pitää parempana en|
*: Tiberius preferred many to honours in his time, because they were famous whoremasters and sturdy drinkersnb....
: ux|en|I prefer tea to coffee.
*: "My tastes," he said, still smiling, "incline me to the garishly sunlit side of this planet." And, to tease her and arouse her to combat: "I prefer a farandole to a nocturne; Id rather have a painting than an etching; Mr. Whistler bores me with his monochromatic mud; I dont like dull colours, dull sounds, dull intellects;nb...."
*: one Master David Hume, who making some use of his purse, gave him Letters to his friends in Scotland to preferre him to King James.
*: Such were the arguments which my will boldly preferred to my conscience, as coin which ought to be current, and which conscience, like a grumbling shopkeeper, was contented to acceptnb....