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Meaning of penchant #1 (permalink) Mon Oct 23, 2006 8:43 am   Meaning of penchant
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #96 "Behaviour Guidline", question 2

Their vast efforts were ......... in the end.

(a) predilections
(b) penchant
(c) biased
(d) thwarted

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #96 "Behaviour Guidline", answer 2

Their vast efforts were thwarted in the end.

Correct answer: (d) thwarted
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meaning of penchant, please

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Penchant #2 (permalink) Mon Oct 23, 2006 10:44 am   Penchant
 

If you have a penchant for something, you have a preference or liking for it:

    I have a penchant for ballads from the fourties.

    She has a strong penchant for Mars bars.
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