21.10 would rather表示"宁愿"
 
 would rather do
 would rather not do
 would rather… than…  宁愿……而不愿。

 还有would sooner, had rather, had sooner都表示"宁愿"、"宁可"的意思。

 If I have a choice, I had sooner not continue my studies at this school.
 I would rather stay here than go home. = I would stay here rather than go home.


典型例题
----Shall we go skating or stay at home?
----Which ___ do?     
A. do you rather  B. would you rather  C. will you rather  D. should you rather
答案B。本题考查情态动词rather的用法,would rather +do sth 意为"宁愿",本题为疑问句,would 提前,所以选B。






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