given to (something)

given to (something)

To be inclined or likely to do something or behave a certain way. Don't worry, she's always been given to overreacting. The comedian is given to making lots of posts on social media. He's given to hyperbole, so don't get too excited.
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given to doing something

likely to do something; inclined to do something habitually. Mary is given to singing in the shower. Bob is given to shouting when things don't go his way.
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given to

Tending toward, inclined to, as in She was given to eating crackers in bed. [Late 1500s]
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