given to

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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In Urdu prose, the Saadat Hasan Manto Award was given to Khalida Husain for her bookJeeney Ki Pabandi.
Similarly, in Sindhi poetry, Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Award was given to Adal Soomro on hisbook 'Neroli Jo Khwab'; in Sindhi prose, Mirza Qaleech Baig Award was given to Badal Jamali on his book Awelo Musafir; in Pushto poetry, Khushhal Khan Khattak Award was given to Rawail Khan Rawail on his book 'Sadaf Ke Malgharey'; in Pushto prose, Ajmal Khan Khattak Award was given to Abdul Karim Baryale on his book Pa Monr Ke Zandeeq Nishta.
Because everything you have was given to you freely by God -
In Attock and Kala Pani, the land was given to Gas and Oil Company, while in Mardan it was handed over to Salahud Din.
When a respondent affirmed a gift to one or more fields, they were then asked how much they had given to organisations in each field over the previous year.
The Mead Court determined that the weight given to an informal rulemaking under the Skidmore standard depends on the "thoroughness evident in [the agency's] consideration, the validity of its reasoning, its consistency with earlier and later pronouncements, and all those factors which give it the power to persuade...." This item will refer to the rule in Mead as the Skidmore deference.
Rather, as he says: "All authority in heaven, and on earth has been given to me" (Mt 28: 18).
In fact, the study found that, at the 19 universities surveyed, a significant edge is given to recruited athletes, legacies, and underrepresented minorities, but not to low-income students.
In 2003, according to Giving USA, the annual report on the size and nature of the nation's philanthropic giving, more than $240 billion was given to charitable institutions in this country.
Instead, they give--as was given to Abram--a vision of what is true about faith.
During the awards ceremony, scholarships were offered to several college students and awards were given to the outgoing chairmen of each section.
Funds were given to The Newberry Library for indexing and archiving Barzel's sizeable and irreplaceable collections.
"Psalm 16, verse 12 says, `What return can I make to the Lord for all the Lord has given to me?' That question haunts me every day," the bishop says.
The backup officers could then enter the home upon the authority of the original consent given to the undercover agents.
Syrup and inukshuks, as well as samples of northern fish were given to the southerners as a representation of Northern Ontario waters and vast wilderness.