I have a particular liking for quiet, relaxing music.
She has a genuine liking for her cousins.
His great love of nature can be seen in his paintings.
Her passionate love of the sea inspired her to sail round the world
I have always had the greatest regard for her.
She has the highest regard for her teacher.
I will never forget the sheer enjoyment of listening to the children singing.
We get great enjoyment out of our little cottage in the mountains.
Take pleasure in doing
It’s been a great pleasure meeting you.
It was such a huge pleasure to be able to relax and do nothing for a week.
State your preference for
When asked, many people expressed a clear preference for organic food.
I’ve always had a strong preference for short stories rather than novels.
I like most James Bond films, but Goldfinger is my absolute/all-time favourite.
I’ve always been a great lover of Mozart’s operas.
She is an ardent/ dedicated fan of American football.
I’m a keen admirer of President …
My father is always filled me with admiration.
It always gives me pleasure when I see my children doing well at school.
I have an intense dislike of rock music that is played too loud.
She took an instant dislike to Mike, but she didn’t know why.
He has always had a huge aversion to hard work of any kind.
Most people have a strong aversion to excessive violence on TV.
She had a hatred of politicians, especially corrupt ones.
The deep-rooted hatred between the two tribes led to a bloody civil war.
Take offense if …
Have no sympathy for