Preferir (to prefer) conjugation

Spanish
113 examples

Conjugation of eiti

Yo
Tu
Él/ell(a/o)/ Usted
Nosotr(os/as)
Vosotr(os/as)
Ell(os/as)
Present tense
prefiero
I prefer
prefieres
you prefer
prefiere
he/she/it prefers
preferimos
we prefer
preferís
you all prefer
prefieren
they prefer
Present perfect tense
he preferido
I have preferred
has preferido
you have preferred
ha preferido
he/she/it has preferred
hemos preferido
we have preferred
habéis preferido
you all have preferred
han preferido
they have preferred
Past preterite tense
preferí
I preferred
preferiste
you preferred
prefirió
he/she/it preferred
preferimos
we preferred
preferisteis
you all preferred
prefirieron
they preferred
Future tense
preferiré
I will prefer
preferirás
you will prefer
preferirá
he/she/it will prefer
preferiremos
we will prefer
preferiréis
you all will prefer
preferirán
they will prefer
Yo
Tu
Él/ell(a/o)/ Usted
Nosotr(os/as)
Vosotr(os/as)
Ell(os/as)
Conditional mood
preferiría
I would prefer
preferirías
you would prefer
preferiría
he/she/it would prefer
preferiríamos
we would prefer
preferiríais
you all would prefer
preferirían
they would prefer
Past imperfect tense
prefería
I used to prefer
preferías
you used to prefer
prefería
he/she/it used to prefer
preferíamos
we used to prefer
preferíais
you all used to prefer
preferían
they used to prefer
Past perfect tense
había preferido
I had preferred
habías preferido
you had preferred
había preferido
he/she/it had preferred
habíamos preferido
we had preferred
habíais preferido
you all had preferred
habían preferido
they had preferred
Future perfect tense
habré preferido
I will have preferred
habrás preferido
you will have preferred
habrá preferido
he/she/it will have preferred
habremos preferido
we will have preferred
habréis preferido
you all will have preferred
habrán preferido
they will have preferred
Yo
Tu
Él/ell(a/o)/ Usted
Nosotr(os/as)
Vosotr(os/as)
Ell(os/as)
Present subjunctive tense
prefiera
(if/so that) I prefer
prefieras
(if/so that) you prefer
prefiera
(if/so that) he/she/it prefer
prefiramos
(if/so that) we prefer
prefiráis
(if/so that) you all prefer
prefieran
(if/so that) they prefer
Present perfect subjunctive tense
haya preferido
I have preferred
hayas preferido
you have preferred
haya preferido
he/she/it has preferred
hayamos preferido
we have preferred
hayáis preferido
you all have preferred
hayan preferido
they have preferred
Past imperfect subjunctive tense
prefiriera
(if/so that) I have preferred
prefirieras
(if/so that) you have preferred
prefiriera
(if/so that) he/she/it have preferred
prefiriéramos
(if/so that) we have preferred
prefirierais
(if/so that) you all have preferred
prefirieran
(if/so that) they have preferred
Past imperfect subjunctive (second) tense
prefiriese
(if/so that) I have preferred
prefirieses
(if/so that) you have preferred
prefiriese
(if/so that) he/she/it have preferred
prefiriésemos
(if/so that) we have preferred
prefirieseis
(if/so that) you all have preferred
prefiriesen
(if/so that) they have preferred
Yo
Tu
Él/ell(a/o)/ Usted
Nosotr(os/as)
Vosotr(os/as)
Ell(os/as)
Past perfect subjunctive tense
hubiera preferido
I had preferred
hubieras preferido
you had preferred
hubiera preferido
he/she/it had preferred
hubiéramos preferido
we had preferred
hubierais preferido
you all had preferred
hubieran preferido
they had preferred
Past perfect subjunctive (second) tense
hubiese preferido
I had preferred
hubieses preferido
you had preferred
hubiese preferido
he/she/it had preferred
hubiésemos preferido
we had preferred
hubieseis preferido
you all had preferred
hubiesen preferido
they had preferred
Future subjunctive tense
prefiriere
(if/so that) I will have preferred
prefirieres
(if/so that) you will have preferred
prefiriere
(if/so that) he/she/it will have preferred
prefiriéremos
(if/so that) we will have preferred
prefiriereis
(if/so that) you all will have preferred
prefirieren
(if/so that) they will have preferred
Future perfect subjunctive tense
hubiere preferido
I will have preferred
hubieres preferido
you will have preferred
hubiere preferido
he/she/it will have preferred
hubiéremos preferido
we will have preferred
hubiereis preferido
you all will have preferred
hubieren preferido
they will have preferred
Tu
Él/ell(a/o)/ Usted
Nosotr(os/as)
Vosotr(os/as)
Ell(os/as)
Imperative mood
prefiere
prefer!
prefiera
prefer!
prefiramos
let's prefer!
preferid
prefer!
prefieran
prefer!
Imperative negative mood
no prefieras
do not prefer!
no prefiera
let him/her/it prefer!
no prefiramos
let us not prefer!
no prefiráis
do not prefer!
no prefieran
do not prefer!

Examples of preferir

Example in SpanishTranslation in English
Ciertamente, no voy a ponerme en el lugar de esas rubias teñidas... que pareces preferir.Certainly not going to put myself in the place of those Blondine trollops that you seem to prefer.
Comienzo a preferir a Ravel que a Beethoven.I'm starting to prefer Ravel to Beethoven.
Creo que van a preferir los que entróI think they're going to prefer the ones they came in.
De hecho, la naturaleza trata de preferir las cosas que son de una manera cíclica.In fact, nature tries to prefer things were just cyclic in a way.
Deb encontró que la mayoría de adultos, bajo la presión del tiempo... tendían a preferir explicaciones basadas en el propósito.Deb has found that most adults, when pressed for time, tend to prefer purpose-based explanations.
"Bisabuelo, Harry, te prefiero al bisabuelo Alan, porque sé que si te casaras, y le pidieras ser tu padrino, no te casarías a escondidas"."Oh, great grandad Harry, I much prefer you to great grandad Alan, "because I know that if it'd been you getting wed, and you'd "asked him to be your best man, you'd not have gone sneaking off..."
"Dijo Platón a Aristóteles, gracias, yo prefiero la botella.""Said Plato unto Aristotle, 'Thank you, I prefer the bottle"'
"Gracias, Lady Bracknell, prefiero estar de pie.'Thank you, Lady Bracknell, I prefer standing.'
"Me gusta de a uno o de a dos, pero prefiero a los doce del patíbulo"."I can go solo or duo, but I prefer dirty dozen?"
"Me visto de la cabeza a los pies por diseñadores prefiero platino que oro blanco y frecuento los mejores restaurantes de San Francisco."'I'm always dressed in head-to-toe designer... prefer platinum to white gold... and frequent all the best restaurants in San Francisco.'
"... Y Pedro dijo: ¿La prefieres a ella que a nosotros?""And Peter said, 'Did he prefer her to us?
"Creo recordar que prefieres despertarte solo.""I remember waking up one you prefer."
"Dentro o fuera del carro", si lo prefieres."On or off the bus," if you prefer.
"Lo prefieres sin anteojos?"-Do you prefer without the glasses?
"¿Me pregunto prefieres un 'Enjoy' a un 'Milky Way'? "I wonder whether you prefer Almond Joy to Milky Way
""EI maestro prefiere el árbol a Ia biblioteca""."The teacher prefers the tree to the library."
"A pesar de la excelente potencial de liderazgo, sujeto prefiere a seguir su propio camino. ""Despite excellent leadership potential, subject prefers to go his own way."
*Es un pájaro rellenito que prefiere el refugio de un agujero*♪ He's a plump bird who prefers the shelter of a hole ♪
- # Entonces quédate con la gorda. # - # No, ella te prefiere a ti. #- Then you take the fat one. - No, she prefers you.
- A propósito... el Sr. Stromberg prefiere no estrechar la mano.- By the way... Mr. Stromberg prefers not to shake hands.
"Recluso" es el término que preferimos.Convict's the term solid dudes prefer.
"Volvió Ravachol, la burguesía comienza a temblar, preferimos las bombas..." - ¿Eres idiota para escribir estas cosas?The middle class should tremble, we prefer bombs... " Are you an idiot?
- Donde surgiera. Pero preferimos lugares poco frecuentados.- Wherever things came up but we always preferred quieter locations.
- El pintor y yo preferimos los peligros nocturnos.- The painter and I prefer the night's dangers.
- Lo preferimos.- We prefer them.
"Los médicos lo prefieren así"."Because the doctors prefer it that way."
"Pero algunas críticos prefieren..."But some critics prefer...
"Que País é Este"...porque prefieren "Teorema", "Petróleo do Futuro","Que País é Este"...because they prefer "Teorema", "Petróleo do Futuro",
"Se prefieren huérfanos."Orphans preferred."
- Siempre preferí mirar.- I always preferred to watch.
Aunque, siempre lo preferí como Clark Kent, ¿sabes? .Although, I've always preferred him more as Clark Kent, you know.
Cuando Hannah me dejó, yo... en realidad preferí la soledad de una celda de mi prisión a las habitaciones vacías de mi casa.When Hannah left me, I... I actually preferred the solitude of my prison cell to the empty rooms of the family house.
De cualquier manera, siempre preferí el Webley.Anyway, I've always preferred the Webley.
Después preferí el aire fresco de las Ferias y las caras felices de los niños moqueando.Afterward, I preferred the fresh air of carnivals. I preferred the dear faces of little children with runny noses.
Entonces preferiste el gato al pescado.So you preferred the cat to the fish.
Evitaste ir a pelear a la guerra y preferiste acostarte en un lecho prohibido.You stayed away from battle and preferred to lay in a forbidden bed.
Inclusive de chicos, preferiste a Adrian.Even as children, you preferred Adrian.
Pero preferiste pelear.But you preferred to fight.
Por eso preferiste a Jean.That's why you preferred Jean.
(Narrador) No hubo una sola baja, sin embargo, y eso era Sara, que prefirió su propio conjunto de reglas.(Narrator) There was one casualty, however, and that was Sara, who preferred her own set of rules.
A pesar de que tuvo la oportunidad de irse, ella prefirió quedarse con nosotros.Though she had an opportunity to go, she preferred to stay with us.
Detrás de las rejas había muchísimos peces gordos.. ...pero faltaba el capo Totò Riina que prefirió seguir los trabajos desde su casa y al que no le agradó la sentencia que por primera vez condenaba la Mafia en un tribunal.[ARTURO] Behind the bars there were many big shots but missing - the boss Toto Riina, who preferred to follow the trial from his home and he was not happy with the judgment that for the first time condemned the Mafia in a court of law.
Digamos que hay inconsistencias en su historial que obviamente él prefirió que no investigáramos.Let's just say that there were inconsistencies in his background that he obviously preferred we not explore.
Eddie prefirió dejar las cosas sin decir y volvió a pastar en campos más verdes.Eddie preferred to leave things unsaid and went back to grazing in greener pastures.
Y al final preferisteis el otro.But in the end, you preferred the other one.
Algunos de nosotros prefirieron luchar.Some of us they preferred to fight.
Aquellas que no estaban ovulando prefirieron las caras feminizadas.The women who weren´t ovulating preferred the feminised faces.
El Profesor Hoyle llamó a su idea el Modelo del Universo Estable y en esa época varios cosmólogos prefirieron esta idea a la rival.Professor Hoyle called his own idea the Steady State Model and at the time many cosmologists preferred it to its rival.
Estos ilustres viajeros llegaron en busca de la montaña sagrada, pero prefirieron el bar Panteón.These illustrious travelers came here to find the holy mountain, but they preferred The Pantheon Bar!
Fátima estaba enamorada de... pero sus padres prefirieron a Hussein.Fatima was in love with... but her parents preferred Hussein.
Él parece indemne, así que lo preferiré a los otros, así ellos me evitaran.He seems harmless, so I will prefer him to the others, so that they will avoid me.
Creo que mi soberano la preferirá por sobre este caballo.I believe that my sovereign will prefer you to his horse.
Hunt preferirá entrar desde arriba, donde la vigilancia es mínima.No, Hunt will prefer to enter Biocyte somewhere from the top... where security is minimal.
Oh, estoy seguro de que el Gobernador Pilatos preferirá aclarártelo él mismo.Oh, I am sure Governor Pilate will prefer to enlighten you himself.
Me preguntó a cuál preferirán los votantes de los Tony.I wonder which one the Tony voters will prefer.
- Aunque preferiría ser... conocido por otras cosas.- Although I would prefer to be... Known for other things.
- Eres un encanto, ...pero preferiría tener dinero en efectivo.- You're a dear, but I would prefer cash.
- No... en realidad, lo que preferiría es que te pudieras poner un pijama.Actually, what I would prefer is if you just put some pajamas on. But night is time to be free.
- Quizás preferiría una corbata de moño.Perhaps monsieur would prefer a bow tie?
- Steve, preferiría renunciar a tu contribución, dado que muy recientemente mi hermano se puso gordo, está desempleado, y se dejó crecer una horrible barba antisocial.- Steve, I would prefer to forego your input, since it most recently resulted in my brother becoming fat, unemployed, and growing that superbly antisocial beard.
Asumo que preferirías un ayuntamiento pero quiero proponer un debate tradicional podio, moderadores.I assume you would prefer a town hall, but I want to propose a traditional debate... podiums, moderators.
Bien, a ver si lo entiendo, en adelante, preferirías que trabaje sólo con chicas sin piernas.Speak english. Okay, so just to clarify, in the future, you would prefer
Entiendo que preferirías tomarte tu almuerzo.I take it you would prefer to drink your lunch.
Estoy seguro que preferirías que el conde Ragnar y yo hiciéramos las paces.I'm sure you would prefer that Earl Ragnar and I made peace.
Evacuaría el planeta, pero no puedo transportar a 72 millones de Muganis por minuto ¿o quizás preferirías que desmaterializara a Dylan de la Maru y mágicamente se materializara en su sala de mandos?I would evacuate the planet but I can't airlift 72 million Muganis per minute or perhaps you would prefer I dematerialize Dylan's body form the Maru and magically rematerialize it her on Command?
"A la luz de los nuevos acontecimientos, preferiríamos que este individuo deje de ser un problema.""In the light of new developments, we would prefer it if this individual was no longer a problem."
Creo que antes que nada preferiríamos conocer a nuestro anfitrión.I think we would prefer first of all to meet our host.
Creo que preferiríamos eso.I think we would prefer that.
No pensábamos hacerlo, preferiríamos no hacerlo, no porque no merezca morir, sino porque preferiríamos otra solución.We didn't think about it, we would prefer not to do it, not because you don't deserve to die, but because we would prefer another solution.
Nosotros preferiríamos hacer algo.We would prefer to do something.
Tal vez señores preferiríais un republicano.Maybe you guys would prefer a Republican.
¿Quizás preferiríais una alianza con el emperador?Perhaps you would prefer an alliance with the Emperor?
Algunos entre nosotros preferirían que la historia no cambiara que los 4400 fracasaran en su misión.There are those among us who would prefer history to remain unchanged. That the 4400 fail in their mission.
Aunque a algunas de las otras especies no les importaría que se maten unos a otros... incluso ellos preferirían que lo hicieran de forma silenciosa.Now, while some of the other species wouldn't mind if you wiped each other out... even they would prefer that you did so quietly.
Creo que los animales preferirían vivir sus vidas en los bosques y morir de forma natural y no, ni siquiera sabrían quién es P. Diddy.I think that, uh, the animals would prefer to live out their life in the woods and die a natural death and don't, probably, even know who p. Diddy is.
Creo que preferirían el algodón.I think they would prefer cotton.
Creo que, aunque dude en reconocerlo delante de mi... usted y su marido preferirían no recibirme en su mesa.I feel that, although in the circumstances you might hesitate to say so to my face... you and your husband would prefer not to receive me at your table.
"a menos que usted lo prefiera.""unless you prefer it. "
, Más seguro que se fuera, a menos que prefiera para cumplir de los sajones de nuevo.-Safer than being outside, unless you prefer to meet the Saxons again.
- Como prefiera, Sr. Director.- As you prefer, Mr. Manager.
- Como usted prefiera, señor Traven.- As you prefer, Mr. Traven.
- En el horizontal, en el vertical... como usted prefiera.Horizontal, vertical. however you prefer.
- ...el que prefieras. No quiero saber. - Bueno, yo usaría--Over here... small, medium, large, whatever your preference.
- A no ser que lo prefieras, claro.- Unless you prefer it, of course. - No.
- Cómo tú prefieras.- Whichever you prefer.
- Guía, consejera espiritual... Elige el término que prefieras.Guide, advisor, spiritual companion-- whatever term you prefer is fine with me.
- La mayoría de los chicos no se fijan en mí, pero me pondré lentillas el mes que viene, a menos que me prefieras así.Most boys don't really notice me, but I'm getting contacts next month, unless you prefer me like this.
Si recobrar el completo entendimiento de la situación de uno mismo es estar curado, entonces, prefiramos la enfermedad.If to be restored to a complete understanding of one's situation is to be healed, then let us all prefer sickness.
Tal vez te prefiramos a ti.Perhaps we prefer you.
A no ser que haya otra que prefiráis.Unless there's another you two prefer.
Quizá prefiráis la verdad al recato, señor.Perhaps you would prefer truth to modesty, sire.
Somos gente civilizada, a no ser que prefiráis estar solos.We are civilized people, unless you two prefer to be alone.
¿O quizás prefiráis a Nietzsche?Or perhaps you prefer Nietzsche?
"¡Qué lástima que los alemanes prefieran la guerra al amor!""What a pity the Hun prefers fighting to fun."
A menos que los chicos prefieran quedarse y hablar de carreras de coches.Unless the boys prefer to stay and talk racing cars.
A menos que prefieran que las llevemos allí.Unless,uh,you prefer that they be brought here.
A menos, claro, que prefieran quedarse por ahí escuchando a Raina quejarse de mí.Unless, of course, you prefer to sit around on your asses listening to Raina whine about me.
A veces adivino que el viento sopla de cierto manera y eso hace que todos prefieran la misma apuesta.I guess sometimes the wind blows a certain way, and that makes everyone prefer the same bet.
"A solas conmigo mismo", afirmó que Yeltsin era preferido en el círculo íntimo de Bush y eventualmente el propio Bush."alone with myself," Reflected that yeltsin was preferred by Bush's inner circle And eventually Bush, himself as...
"Ahora él es leyenda cuando él habría preferido ser un hombre""Now he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man."
"Hubiera preferido darle un regalo de despedida más bonito.""l would have preferred to give you a nicer farewell gift."
"Hubiese preferido el silencio, mi fiel amigo.I would've preferred silence, my faithful friend.
"¡El Sr. Conde ha preferido marcharse!""My Lord, the Count, preferred to run away!""
- ¿ Vos qué preferís?- What would you prefer?
A lo mejor preferís la opción número tres.Perhaps you prefer option number three.
Bien, si lo preferís...Okay, if you prefer...
Bueno, podríamos ir al comedor si lo preferís.Well, we could go in the dining room if you prefer it.
Chicos, ¿cómo lo preferís?Hi there Marinela! Boys, how do you prefer it?
"¡Se pavonean por la tienda, prefiriendo un sueldo a sus deberes de esposa!"'They strut the shop floor, preferring a wage over wifely duties'!
Casi todos los niños rechazan una porción inferior... prefiriendo quedarse sin nada.Almost all of the children reject a smaller share... preferring to have nothing at all. It may seem strange but it´s not.
Incluso las familias jóvenes se sienten atraídas por las ciudades pequeñas, prefiriendo la atmósfera de una comunidad íntima a las oportunidades de una gran ciudad.Even young families are feeling the pull to smaller towns, preferring the atmosphere of an intimate community to the opportunity of a big city.
Seríamos como Jonás, prefiriendo cosas antes que a gente.We'd be like Jonah, preferring things to people.
Unida a uno y prefiriendo a otro.Bound to one and preferring another.

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