have a way of (doing something)

have a way of (doing something)

To have a tendency to do or cause something, often in an uncontrollable manner. A: "Well, Aunt Mary is upstairs crying already, and Uncle Abe is arguing with Grandpa already." B: "The holidays just have a way of bringing out the worst in our family."
See also: have, of, way

have a way of doing something

used to say that somebody often does something, or that something often happens in a particular way, especially when it is out of your control: He has a way of arriving when you’re least expecting him.Long-distance relationships have a way of not working out.
See also: have, of, something, way