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given to (something)

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

Tending toward, inclined to, as in She was given to eating crackers in bed. [Late 1500s]
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c) In the approval given to this vernacular variation in the liturgical text, nothing less than correct has crept in, which would require correction or amendment.
And again, in March 2003, when Oklahoma City University honored me with its Preservation of Our Heritage-American Dance Award, I felt that it was given to me as a participant in our country's dance media community.
Under the consent once removed doctrine, the lawfulness of the second entry by the arrest team is based upon the initial consent given to the undercover officer.
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The present study examined a hypothesized model between the amount of information given to families of stroke victims and their ability to cope with the situation after discharge from the hospital.
The book appears in two parts, with balanced attention given to each of his major themes.
The new business received a bill because of its number of false alarms, but the owners refused to pay based on the long list of free meals given to the police department.
Maybe, Stevens admitted, the jockey allowed Point Given to race too close to the unprecedented early pace.
But the missalette makes the idea stand out that it's our bread, as if we'd thought up the whole thing, that we made it, plain bread at that, that it was given to us by the earth, and that somehow it will become for us the bread of life.
What type of notice must be given to the beneficiaries of their withdrawal rights?
About 15% of these DAF funds are typically given to nonprofit organizations each year, and we believe that the Kintera GivingFund will help drive more online donations from DAFs by making it convenient for major donors to give.
Issues regarding when Miranda warnings should be given to a subject are beyond the scope of this article.
2) Jockey Gary Stevens has a thumb's up greeting after riding Point Given to victory in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby.