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Help with rather



gordana44
Croatia

Help with rather
 

Hello,

can anybody help me please?
 
Which sentence is correct and why?
 
She prefers to spend her free time alone rather than hang out with her friends;
or she prefers to spend her free time alone rather than to hang out with her friends.
 
Thank you for your help

11 Oct 2011      



towanda66
France

Rather than hang out... Sorry I īd found a very funny cartoon saying just that but I can īt insert it!You īll have to believe me (according to Google, both are possible but still, "rather than hang out" sounds far better to my ears)

11 Oct 2011     



gordana44
Croatia

Thank you for your reply. Can you write a link where I can find that funny cartoon?

11 Oct 2011     



towanda66
France

Just sent you a PM!

11 Oct 2011     



PhilipR
Thailand

She prefers spending her free time alone rather than hanging out with friends.

12 Oct 2011