Have a soft spot for (someone)

Do you know the English expression “to have a soft spot for (someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Katy: I’m really sad to hear that Ted is leaving the company.

Claire: You have a soft spot for him, don’t you?

Katy: Yeah, he’s like a younger brother to me. I’ll miss him.

Does it mean:

a) to treat someone like a family member

b) to give someone a soft seat

c) to like someone a lot

d) to miss someone

The answer is below! ↓

 

Answer: c) to like someone a lot