Sentence Examples


  • Our family is prone to ongoing disappointment and treason.
  • The third lay prone so that his face was not visible.
  • The English people on the other hand were not so prone to foster the money-lending business.
  • The Eucharist was no doubt the one important sacrifice in the minds of the clergy who had attended the schools of Constantinople and Alexandria; yet the heart of the people remained in their ancient blood-offerings, and as late as the r2th century they were prone to deny that the mass could expiate the sins of the dead unless accompanied by the sacrifice of an animal.
  • The earlier varieties of potato appear to escape the disease almost entirely, as they are usually ready to be lifted before it becomes troublesome; while certain of the later varieties are much less prone to it than the majority.