have a way of doing something
have a way of (doing something)
To have a tendency to do or cause something, often unintentionally. A: "Well, Aunt Mary is upstairs crying already, and Uncle Abe is arguing with Grandpa." B: "The holidays just have a way of bringing out the worst in our family."
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
have a way of doing somethingused 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.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017