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Rather Than vs. Would Rather

Rather than is normally used in parallel structures: for example with two adjectives, adverbs, nouns, infinitives or -ing forms. When the main clause has a to-infinitive, rather than is normally followed by an infinitive without to. An -ing form is also possible. I would prefer...

Would rather

I’d rather + (verb) This structure is used to suggest that you would like to do one thing more than another. In informal speech I would is pronounced as I’d. You can learn more about...