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  • noun

Synonyms for druthers

the right or chance to choose

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Over the years I've told a number of people that given my druthers, I'd retreat to a cabin in the mountains somewhere until about January 31st .
A 24-inch-barrel version is available for those who prefer, but if we had our druthers, we'd stick with the shorter one.
If he had his druthers, an automated machine would carry out every dull, dirty and dangerous task that is performed by a soldier or Marine.
If you really had your druthers after our scrimmage next week, you'd pin everything down.
If I had my druthers, my family and I would be on a plane this summer to Tuscany, where we went once in less-busy, more-solvent times.
Actually, given their druthers there would be a book, but it would be titled 'How I Became Successful in Engineering and also Medicine by Jian Ghomeshi'.
Given her druthers, she would have debuted in Lebanon with "Of Laughter and Forgetting," a piano concerto for qanoun, darbuka, nai and orchestra that she wrote and debuted in early 2012.
If I had my druthers, I'd talk with you about this content before the campers arrive and then re-visit the message about a week after they've been with us to see if my letter's content made it from being understood by you to being implemented by you.
The owners know that Bud can't last forever (although as I wrote in the BP article, "If the owners had their druthers, Bud would be stuffed, propped up in a chair, a seance would be held, and Selig would run the league from the afterlife.
If I had my druthers, I would tinker the shape into more of a gothic arch with about a three-foot straight side at the bottom.
If the performance artist turned soap star had his druthers, he would have jumped up and down and squealed with joy.
Obviously my druthers is that this bill gets taken care of by the Legislature.
Considered to be basically a moral/ morale hazard, given its druthers, ISO would never pay for workmanship.
Many of my constituents in Oklahoma tell me that if they had their druthers, they would scratch out "2012" everywhere it appears in the current bill and just substitute "2017.
Friendly and down-to-earth, Elizabeth says if she had her druthers and could spend a day with anyone in the world, it would likely be .