be given to something/to doing something

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.
See also: given
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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.
See also: given, something
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