Love, like and hate
I love my family and my best friend
I like my job.
I don't like horror films.
I hate spiders.
Prefer, hope and want
I prefer coffee to tea. (= I like coffee more than I like tea.)
I hope to do well in my exam.
I hope (that) my friend does well in his exam.
I want a new car. [I would like]
I want to buy a new car.
Note: I want my mother to buy a new car.
A Do you like football?
B Yes, I really like football / it.
No, I don't like football / it very much.
A How's your grandfather?
B He's very well. thanks
[NOT I very like football / it. or
I tike very much football / it.]
A And how about your grandmother?
B She's a bit / a little tired.