Which is, after all, the way I prefer things.
A new joke would have worried them; at this time they preferred things that were old and familiar.
"He prefers things the way they are at home."
"The seem to prefer things that are elaborate and even bizarre."
Nobody knows more about what your baby is like and how he prefers things than you.
He preferred things he could not understand with the mind.
They prefer things that are clean and pleasing to the eye.
They seemed at times to prefer things harsh and ugly.
And that was the way she had preferred things to be for many years.
But only the Legislature, led by people who prefer things as they are, is empowered to make the changes.