例：I prefer to stay at home.我宁愿呆在家里。
(2) prefer doing sth
例：I prefer playing in defence.我喜欢打防守。
(3) prefer sb to do sth
例：Would you prefer me to stay?你愿意我留下来吗?
(4) prefer to do sth rather than do sth ……
例句：I prefer to stay at home rather than go out.我宁愿呆在家里而不愿出去.
(5) prefer doing sth to doing sth
例：I prefer watching football to playing it.我喜欢看篮球，不喜欢打篮球。
(6) prefer sth to sth
例：I prefer tea to coffee.我要茶不要咖啡。