I don't wanna go for shopping, I would rather like to play football
Is this sentence correct? If yes what does the word "rather" mean here and what are other ways, if any, to use it in daily conversations?
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Your sentence is almost correct: you don't need "like to" after "rather":
I don't want to go shopping: I would rather play football
Used in this way, the meaning is "prefer to"
I don't want to go shopping: I would prefer to play football
Other examples might include
I would rather cycle than walk
I would rather stay at home, if you don't mind.
I would rather not. (I would prefer not to do it)
I would rather you didn't do that. (a polite version of "Don't do that!")
It compares two things, so you can use it about two options where you like both:
I like ice cream and chocolate, but I would rather have chocolate.
or when you don't like either option:
I would rather be poor than sick.
This one is probably metaphorical rather than literal:
I would rather go blind than watch my football team be defeated again.