be given to (something)

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be 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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be given to something/to doing something

(formal) do something often or regularly: She’s much given to outbursts of temper.He’s given to going for long walks on his own.
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Jesus explains how it all works in Luke 6:38: "Give, and it will be given to you, good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, it will be poured into your lap.
Special focus will be given to projects and proposals that will impact the Valley.