Definition of 'prone'
Example sentences containing 'prone'
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Some people seem more prone to this than others.The Sun (2015) The Sun (2012) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2011) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Men are less prone because their skin is tougher.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Those with sensitive skin that is prone to irritation or women who are pregnant should avoid using it.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The survey also lends some foundation to the cliché that women are more prone to lie awake at night than men.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Christianity Today (2000)
England took advantage of such lapses with alacrity but might care to ponder what hopes they hold against teams less prone to error.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
People are prone to speak poorly about it, but those of us who were born here understand the nuances.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He was clipped by a following horse and lay prone on the track for 45 minutes before being taken to hospital.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Return to the prone position.The Sun (2016)
They can be caused by exposure to extreme weather conditions and excessive alcohol intake, but some people are simply prone to them.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And choc lovers are 12 per cent less prone to dodgy hearts generally and nine per cent less likely to need hospital treatment for them.The Sun (2015)
You will find me, in general, in a prone position.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I could make out the shapes of our Afghan allies, all lying prone and firing their weapons at some unseen target.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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