difference between RATHER & KINDA

please solve my problem that is does RATHER & KINDA give the same meaning or they have different meanings? where can it be used?

Hi, Nida

kinda = kind of =to some (great or small) extent

answers.com/topic/rather-kin … da-sort-of

Do you want to go with us to the cinema?
I think I’d rather( = I would prefer to) stay in and watch TV

We don’t write “kinda” in proper English, only “kind of”.

thanx a lot :slight_smile: