Be apt to

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Be apt to

Note: Be apt to has a similar meaning to Be liable to, which is used more frequently.

Be apt to expresses a bad habit:
Bob is apt to lose his concentration if we make too much noise. Bob often loses his temper when we make too much noise.
She's apt to be nervous when she's around people she doesn't know. She usually gets very nervous when she's around people she doesn't know.


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