English to Afrikaans Meaning :: tendency

Tendency :
neiging
- neiging

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Noun(1)

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(1) You are pessimistic and have a tendency to behave negatively.(2) I think it would be a stunningly bad idea to give in to the threats of the anarchist tendency .(3) the dominant tendency in the party remained right-wing(4) Life has an inherent tendency to be novel and spontaneously creative.(5) My hair has a tendency to frizz up and stick out over my ears.(6) If we have to keep this going, we will have to control the tendency to burst out laughing.(7) His tendency to spend was a problem from the start.(8) Our libertarian tendency supports the free flow of information.(9) Young children have a tendency to put just about anything in their mouths.(10) Research has shown that we have a tendency to eat more when it is darker.(11) I have a tendency to scratch vigorously behind my right knee when distracted.(12) I have a bad tendency to move on to the new cool project and leave other projects behind.(13) for students, there is a tendency to socialize in the evenings(14) There was a growing tendency among city dwellers to install power showers instead of baths.(15) He attacked the tendency for rights to outweigh citizens' sense of responsibility.(16) He has a tendency to be ruthless when he has tired of a girlfriend.
Related Words
(1) central tendency ::
sentrale neiging
Synonyms
Noun
1. propensity ::
geneigdheid
2. trend ::
tendens
3. inclination ::
geneigdheid
4. disposition ::
ingesteldheid
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He has a tendency
to fly off the handle, that\'s all.

He has a TENDENCY to fly off the handle, that's all.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 12


Despite their tendency
to build Death Stars...

Despite their TENDENCY to build Death Stars...

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 3


I know that I have a tendency
to be controlling,

I know that I have a TENDENCY to be controlling,

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 4


Except for your tendency
to end sentences with prepositions.

Except for your TENDENCY to end sentences with prepositions.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12


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