lend itself to


: to be good or suitable for (a purpose)
Her voice lends itself well to (singing) opera.
The topics lend themselves to classroom discussion.

Examples of lend itself to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the open layout of these buildings can lend itself to more flexible design, lighting and utility work can become an issue, depending on the property. Irina Ivanova, Fortune, 13 Apr. 2024 The season’s new staple will easily lend itself to spring and transitional dressing, when paired with a light jacket and a classic knit. Christina Holevas, Vogue, 4 Mar. 2024 That will lend itself to pedestrian traffic on the wide sidewalks. Hollace Ava Weiner, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2 Mar. 2024 That situation against Edgewood’s older team with an experienced head coach might lend itself to fully unraveling. Sam Cohn, Baltimore Sun, 15 Feb. 2024 As most companies realize, quantity doesn’t lend itself to quality. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Feb. 2024 Defensive line Here’s another position that doesn’t lend itself to a one-to-one comparison: The ‘91 Lions mostly utilized three down linemen, while the 2023 iteration often has ... Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 27 Jan. 2024 Mercer notes that his system keeps the chain in a single plane, which might lend itself to easier mud-guarding and other developments. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 30 Nov. 2023 Its simple design can lend itself to different occasions; dress it up with a skirt and jewelry for a night out with family and friends, or pair it with leggings to lounge around the house. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 22 Jan. 2024

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“Lend itself to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lend%20itself%20to. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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