Asked by Pooja Bisht
I prefer tea than coffee (wrong)
I prefer tea to coffee (correct)
Always use TO with PREFER
I prefer trouser to jeans
I prefer Nigeria to United States
We know that “TO” is a preposition which is used for “DIRECTIONS”.
Apart from that, “To’ is also used between two things when compared.
I like my pink dress to black dress
Here, “TO” is used
As there is a comparison between PINK and BLACK DRESS
So, when we are comparing these two dresses, we are using
I like MUMBAI to DUBAI
This is comparison between two cities.
And I am comparing them
In the same way, if there is comparison between two things, be it dresses, places or any thing, we are going to use “TO”
I prefer Saturday to Sunday for enjoying my weekend
I prefer Mrs. Arpita Sharam for teaching English to Mrs. X
Hope, it is clear to you now