Some gardeners prefer to wait a few weeks and buy their plants.
Most women on welfare preferred to have their child's father pass them money under the table or buy things for the baby outright.
But I would prefer to take a longer perspective of three years and buy at least three stocks.
Most expatriates prefer to rent rather than buy, since they are here for a relatively short time.
Originally, the Navy preferred buying from two sources to promote competition.
Dresser corporate policy wouldn't allow it, since the company prefers buying its own bonds.
More sophisticated investors may prefer to switch into cash and buy after prices have fallen further.
"Many nations prefer to build power stations on their own ground rather than buy electrical power from space."
You may prefer to borrow rather than buy a wig or hairpiece.
Many advanced brewers prefer to design and perfect their own recipes rather than buy kits.