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having or showing a tendency or likelihood

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having a tendency (to)

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lying face downward

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accurate, as, it has been found, some are prone to do.
I do not know that he is directly responsible for what followed so shortly after; but I have always had my suspicions, and Alvarez is even more prone to place the blame upon him than I.
Some parents have entirely prohibited their children from tasting intoxicating liquors; but a parent's authority cannot last for ever; children are naturally prone to hanker after forbidden things; and a child, in such a case, would be likely to have a strong curiosity to taste, and try the effect of what has been so lauded and enjoyed by others, so strictly forbidden to himself - which curiosity would generally be gratified on the first convenient opportunity; and the restraint once broken, serious consequences might ensue.
But, in my position in the household, waiting at dinner (except on high family festivals) was letting down my dignity in the eyes of the other servants--a thing which my lady considered me quite prone enough to do already, without seeking occasions for it.
A nature prone to false enthusiasm, and the vanity of being a leader, were the worst qualities apparent in his composition.
For, when a man with a wooden leg lies prone on his stomach to peep under bedsteads; and hops up ladders, like some extinct bird, to survey the tops of presses and cupboards; and provides himself an iron rod which he is always poking and prodding into dust-mounds; the probability is that he expects to find something.
Mohammed Saad al-Mubarak (kneeling 371, prone 387, standing 367) 1125 & 422 (final); 2.
Narang won a bronze in the 50m rifle prone and although the desire to compete in the 10m Air Rifle event at the Rio Olympics still burns inside him, the ace shooter is enjoying his new- found love for 50m rifle prone.
But when you get an injury like Darron Gibson where one is an accident in an international game where he ruptured his cruciate ligament, that is nothing to do with being injury prone, it was down to a collision.
There was limited access to a motorized prone cart at the time because of a large population of persons with wounds admitted to the SCI unit.
These studies offer new insight into why individuals that carry the "obesity-risk" allele of the FTO gene are prone to obesity.
Two previous studies have investigated the effect of prone positioning on cardiac output during propofol-based anaesthesia (5,7).
The prone position has been the traditional and most widely used position since PCNL emerged in the mid-1970s.
After injection of thallium-201 (20,TI) under resting conditions, redistribution SPECT imaging was twicely performed in each subject, in both the supine and prone positions, consecutively.
Prone positioning has been shown to have many advantages for prematurely born infants, however the preterm infant is at risk for postural abnormalities and there is a strong association between the prone sleep position and SIDS (4), with preterm infants accounting for 10% and 20% of SIDS cases (5) and there is increasing pressure to avoid the prone sleep position in all infants.