Prefer the familiar word to the far-fetched. Prefer the concrete word to the abstract. Prefer the single word to the circumlocution. Prefer the short word to the long. Prefer the Saxon word to the Romance.
Everyone has their preferred stroller, their preferred crib, their preferred Moses basket. And they have advice on that too!
As a sculptor, I prefer busts. As a lover of women, I prefer busts. And as a football enthusiast, I prefer Robert Griffin III.
Gentlemen prefer blonds -- but marry brunettes.
The pain is sometimes preferable to the treatment.
Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
The bitterness of studying is preferable to the bitterness of ignorance.
Snakes prefer to hide under flowers.
Women prefer to be beautiful rather than good.
I prefer kissing over dinner. Not that I prefer kissing to dinner, but I prefer kissing over the plate containing my dinner, especially if my dinner consists of something romantic like monkey brains.
There will come a time when very few will care about other people's sexual preference - or preferences.
A woman prefers a man without money to money without a man.
A woman prefers poverty with love to wealth without love.
When I'm doing theatre, I prefer to be doing cinema. When I'm doing cinema, I prefer to be doing theatre.
I prefer ugly things. I prefer things which are surprising.
You should always prefer wind to water.
I don't prefer much of film over stage... The only thing I prefer is the paycheck.
Who would not prefer animals to these people who prefer animals to people?
Some prefer carrots while others like cabbage.
Men prefer the wife of another but love their own sons more.
In a choice between bad company and loneliness -- the second is preferable.