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prefer

美国发音:[prɪ'fɜr]
英国发音:[prɪ'fɜː(r)]

[v]
英语解释:to like or want someone or something more than someone or something else
常见翻译:(比较起来)喜欢…(而不喜欢…);宁可…(而不…);比起…来还是…好;宁愿选择;更喜欢



Sentences:

Engineers usually prefer to express the function as graphs rather than in algebraic form.
工程师通常喜欢把这些函数用图线来表示,而不愿意写成代数形式。
We prefer peaceful negotiation rather than arbitration to settle this dispute.
我们更希望通过和平谈判而不是仲裁来解决这起纠纷。
I prefer playing a game of bezique.
我宁愿玩玩纸牌。
If the cost is very heavy, potential hedgers will prefer not to hedge.
如果成本太大,潜在的套利交易者就宁可不进行套利交易。