given to doing

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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In the wake of Professor Graham Donaldson's wide-ranging review of national curriculum and assessment arrangements, Ucac said "consideration should be given to doing away with the tests".
Consideration was given to doing that following the withdrawal of the 59 service, but we could not justify that support, given that the whole of the route is already covered by other services, both commercial and supported.
And while Martha may seem normal on the outside, she's clearly a damaged individual, awkward in conversation and given to doing things like curling up in Lucy and Ted's bed -- while they're having sex.
And consideration should be given to doing more to make snow and ice-bound pavements and footpaths safe for people to use during a big freeze.
In Mistry's novel, the protagonist, Gustad Noble, an ordinary man, is given to doing "something about the stink" next to his abode, aptly named the Khudadad (God-given) building.
Some considerable weight should be given to doing something about that.