Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb prefer with the below conjugation table. To listen to the audio pronunciation for each conjugation, simply click on the speaker icon next to the conjugated tense. To practice and test yourself on the English verb prefer, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I prefer
  • you prefer
  • he prefers
  • we prefer
  • you prefer
  • they prefer

Past simple

  • I preferred
  • you preferred
  • he preferred
  • we preferred
  • you preferred
  • they preferred

Future

  • I will prefer
  • you will prefer
  • he will prefer
  • we will prefer
  • you will prefer
  • they will prefer

Present continuous

  • I am preferring
  • you are preferring
  • he is preferring
  • we are preferring
  • you are preferring
  • they are preferring

Past continuous

  • I was preferring
  • you were preferring
  • he was preferring
  • we were preferring
  • you were preferring
  • they were preferring

Future continuous

  • I will be preferring
  • you will be preferring
  • he will be preferring
  • we will be preferring
  • you will be preferring
  • they will be preferring

Present perfect

  • I have preferred
  • you have preferred
  • he has preferred
  • we have preferred
  • you have preferred
  • they have preferred

Pluperfect

  • I had preferred
  • you had preferred
  • he had preferred
  • we had preferred
  • you had preferred
  • they had preferred

Future perfect

  • I will have preferred
  • you will have preferred
  • he will have preferred
  • we will have preferred
  • you will have preferred
  • they will have preferred

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been preferring
  • you have been preferring
  • he has been preferring
  • we have been preferring
  • you have been preferring
  • they have been preferring

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been preferring
  • you had been preferring
  • he had been preferring
  • we had been preferring
  • you had been preferring
  • they had been preferring

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been preferring
  • you will have been preferring
  • he will have been preferring
  • we will have been preferring
  • you will have been preferring
  • they will have been preferring

Subjunctive

  • I would prefer
  • you would prefer
  • he would prefer
  • we would prefer
  • you would prefer
  • they would prefer

  • I would be preferring
  • you would be preferring
  • he would be preferring
  • we would be preferring
  • you would be preferring
  • they would be preferring

  • I would have preferred
  • you would have preferred
  • he would have preferred
  • we would have preferred
  • you would have preferred
  • they would have preferred

  • I would have been preferring
  • you would have been preferring
  • he would have been preferring
  • we would have been preferring
  • you would have been preferring
  • they would have been preferring

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) prefer
  • (we) Let's prefer
  • (you) prefer

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