have a way of (being something or doing something)

Definition of have a way of (being something or doing something)

  1. :  to often have a characteristic or to frequently do something She has a way of exaggerating when she tells stories. Life has a way of surprising us now and then.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

doingplay
  1. :  the act of performing or executing :  action

    :  things that are done or that occur :  goings-on

    :  social activities


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