Sub + would prefer to + verb-1 ( something ) rather than + verb-1 ( something ) I ‘d prefer to watch a movie at a theater rather than watch a movie at home. I‟d prefer to swim rather than walk in road. He‟d prefer to stay at home rather than go out. They‟d prefer to study English rather than spend time. I would prefer to eat Italian food tonight rather than French food. I would prefer to relax at home tonight than to go to David's party. Ann prefers to live in the country rather than (live) in a city. I'd prefer ( something ) to ( something) I prefer this coat to the coat you were wearing yesterday. I prefer driving to traveling by train. Which do you prefer tea or coffee? I prefer tea to coffee.