Preferire is an Italian irregular verb meaning to prefer. Preferire appears on the 100 Most Used Italian Verbs Poster as the 14th most used irregular verb.
Preferire Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
Preferire Passato Prossimo
The passato prossimo of Preferire is formed by combining the auxiliary verb avere with the past participle preferito.
The gerundio of Preferire is preferendo.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Italian, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in are, ere, and ire.
Italian Conjugation Chart
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