He thought it would make people mad, and his preference was to be preeminent in news.
The preference for U.S.-made goods was particularly pronounced in product categories, such as hand tools.
He says his "preference" in 2008 was McCain, but if he has any problems with Obama whatsoever, they are not mentioned.
Do you have a preference among the three, and how does your preparation differ, depending on the medium?
The organization lambasted Moniz for his preference for fossil fuels as an energy source and for being a fracking “cheerleader.”
I come to you in preference, on purpose to avoid sermonising.
"Don't mention the death," he said, using a politer word by preference.
There are four or five varieties, but no preference has been given to any particular one.
In France the preference was for rococo and 191Mansard forms.
He expressed his preference for parliamentary reform, based on population.
mid-15c., "advancement in position or status;" 1650s as "act of prefering," from Middle French preference (14c., Modern French préférence), from Medieval Latin preferentia, from past participle stem of Latin praeferrere (see prefer). Sense of "that which one prefers" is from 1852.