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    #1

    I like to/ I want to

    What is the key difference between "I like to" and "I want to" when expressing our inclination or preference toward something?

    I like to watch the film on this Friday.

    I want to watch the film on this Friday.

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: I like to/ I want to

    Neither one is correct I'm afraid.
    "I would like to watch the film on Friday."
    "I want to watch the film on Friday."
    These are both correct and natural.

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    #3

    Re: I like to/ I want to

    Is there an expression called "I like to" in English?

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    #4

    Re: I like to/ I want to

    Yes. "I like to watch films on Fridays." Can you see the difference?

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    #5

    Re: I like to/ I want to

    You could also say "I want to watch the film this Friday".

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