preferred in a quote

"I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace."

"Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian."

"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk."

"We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power."

"Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones."

"I've always preferred food be on the blander side."

"My daughter Lila loves the smell of gasoline - she always says, 'Mummy, keep the door open,' when I'm filling up the car. I've heard it is one of the most preferred scents in the world - maybe that's something to study for my next fragrance!"

"Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian."

"I always preferred to hang out with the outcasts, 'cause they were cooler they had better taste in music, for one thing, I guess because they had more time to develop one with the lack of social interaction they had!"

"It's one of the worst-kept secrets of family life that all parents have a preferred son or daughter, and the rules for acknowledging it are the same everywhere: The favored kids recognize their status and keep quiet about it - the better to preserve the good thing they've got going and to keep their siblings off their back."

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    • Simple past tight and previous participle of favor.
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