Question: Would Rather And Had Rather?

Would you rather than a sentence?

I would rather they didn’t stay here.

you would rather they didn’t stay here.

he/she/it would rather they didn’t stay here.

we would rather they didn’t stay here..

How do you use had better in a sentence?

I had better (‘it would be a good idea if I’, ‘it would be better for me to’) is used as a modal auxiliary verb: I had (or I’d) better sleep now. It would be a good idea for me to sleep now.

What is the sentence of had rather?

Also, had sooner. Would prefer. For example, I had rather you let me do the driving, or He’d sooner switch than fight.

What is rather than mean?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1 —used with the infinitive form of a verb to indicate negation as a contrary choice or wishrather than continue the argument, he walked awaychose to sing rather than play violin.

Which would you rather be meaning?

phrase. If you say that you would rather do something or you’ d rather do it, you mean that you would prefer to do it. If you say that you would rather not do something, you mean that you do not want to do it. If it’s all the same to you, I’d rather work at home.

Where we use rather?

The word rather, itself, is commonly used in English as an adverb to indicate preference, degree, or accuracy. I would rather not go. It’s getting rather late. She sings rather well.

What is rather than in grammar?

Rather than usually occurs between two things which are being compared. However, we can also use it at the beginning of a sentence. When we use rather than with a verb, we use the base form or (less commonly) the -ing form of a verb: Rather than pay the taxi fare, he walked home.

Would rather or had better?

– “Would rather” and “had better” are followed by a bare infinitive (=without to). – When we want to use the negative form, we place “not” right before the bare infinitive, NOT after “had”. – For questions, we simply invert “would” or “had” and the subject, and leave the rest the same.

Would rather that meaning?

used for saying that you would prefer to do something or that you would prefer that something happened. I’d rather you didn’t mention this matter to anyone else. He doesn’t want to learn – he’d rather stay at home and play video games. would rather…than: They said they would rather die than abandon their homes.

Would rather than examples?

“I’d rather handle the problem myself.” “I had rather go home than stay out too late.” “I had rather listen to my parents or get in trouble.” “I would rather exercise than sit on the couch all day.”

What is the difference between rather than and instead of?

When the main clause has a to – infinitive, rather than is usually followed by an infinitive without to or -ing form. e.g. – I decided to write rather than phone/phoning. Instead of suggests that one person, thing or action replaces another.

Is it I rather or ID rather?

To say that one person would prefer another person to do something, ‘would rather’ is generally followed by a past tense. Don’t come on Monday. I’d rather you came on Tuesday. To express regret about something that has already happened, ‘would rather’ is followed by the past perfect.

Would rather had rather grammar?

Would rather / Had rather. they are both the same in meaning – when you prefer to have or do one thing more than another. Although, ‘had rather’ is more archaic and not as commonly used as ‘would rather’.

Would rather to grammar?

I would rather (‘I prefer’, ‘I would prefer’) is used as a modal auxiliary verb. It is followed by the infinitive (without ‘to’) when its subject is the same as the subject of the next verb. This happens when we talk about what we would prefer to do.