Is there a comma after Rather?

Is there a comma after Rather?

Rather” the conjunctive adverb It usually comes at the beginning of an independent clause, which is why it is always followed by a comma.

Will Rather or would rather?

It's not a difference in nuance; it's a difference in very basic grammar. "will rather" is wrong; "would rather" is correct. The idiom is "would rather". You can't change the words in idioms.

Would rather use 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. I would rather (or I'd rather) stay with you.

Would rather advanced grammar?

To say that one person would prefer another person to do something, 'would rather' is generally followed by a past tense. ... To express regret about something that has already happened, 'would rather' is followed by the past perfect. • I'd rather you hadn't done that = I wish you hadn't done that.

Would rather have examples?

I would rather stay home than go out tonight. She'd rather play tennis than sit here. They'd rather drink tea than cola. ... My father would rather drink tea than (drink) coffee.

Would rather 2 subjects?

'Would rather' can also be used with a past tense but the meaning is present. For example: I would rather he played football this year. The difference is that we have two subjects so we use a past tense. After the second subject we use a past tense.

Would rather in the past form?

When we want to refer to the past we use would rather + have + -ed form (perfect infinitive without to): She would rather have spent the money on a holiday. (The money wasn't spent on a holiday.) I'd rather have seen it at the cinema than on DVD.

Is 'i'd past tense?

I'd rather and it's time are also followed by the unreal past. The verb is in the past tense, but the situation is in the present. When we want to talk about a course of action we would prefer someone else to take, we use I'd rather + past tense.

How can I use rather than in English?

Typically, the base forms of the verbs are used (often with to omitted before the verb following rather than). For exercise, I walk rather than run. He decided to call rather than text. Rather than repair the car, I prefer to buy a new one.

What is unreal past?

The unreal past is used to talk about imaginary situations in the past. You can describe what you would have done differently or how something could have happened differently if circumstances had been different. We use wish + past simple to talk about things we would like to be different in the present.