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01. I usually find that Jasper doesn't really know what he's talking about; however, I'm [inclined] to agree with him on this point.
02. The children are [inclined] to sit around the house watching television all day if we don't send them out to play.
03. Sophie has always been artistically [inclined], and is hoping to study graphic arts.
04. I'm not really musically [inclined]; I certainly enjoy listening to music, but I have no talent whatsoever for playing an instrument.
05. My son is quite athletically [inclined]; he can play most sports very well, and learns them quickly.
06. We reached the summit of Hurricane Ridge after about three hours of hard cycling up the 14-mile [incline].
07. His [inclination] to argue with his sister has diminished somewhat as he has gotten older.
08. She's [inclined] to blame everyone around her when things go badly.
09. We were pretty tired by the time we got to the top of the [incline].
10. The dentist [inclined] my chair almost flat so he could get a better look at my back teeth.
11. The path [inclined] steeply upwards.
12. Very young children are [inclined] to believe almost anything their teachers tell them.
13. Sophie is [inclined] to be very cautious in her business dealings.
14. We asked for assistance in cleaning up after the party, but no one seemed [inclined] to help out at all.
15. Marly is quite athletically [inclined], and learns new sports quickly.
16. Harold Nicolson once noted that we are all [inclined] to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.
17. Thomas Haliburton once said that wherever there is authority, there is a natural [inclination] to disobedience.
18. Somerset Maugham once said, "Follow your [inclinations] with due regard to the policeman round the corner."
19. Pope John Paul II once said that young people are threatened by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural [inclination] to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire.
20. Kenneth Hildebrand once stated that strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes; lesser ones exist on wishes and [inclinations].
21. Douglas Adams once remarked that human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent [disinclination] to do so.
22. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne once suggested that dreams are the true interpreters of our [inclinations]; but there is art required to sort and understand them.
23. Samuel Johnson once said that we are [inclined] to believe those whom we do not know because they have never deceived us.
24. Ray Inman once said that happiness, like an old friend, is [inclined] to drop in unexpectedly when you're working hard on something else.
25. Sathya Sai Baba once said that if you have the [inclination] to do good work, God will give you the time to do good things.
26. Studies reveal that physically attractive people are often viewed as healthier, and more [inclined] to succeed academically.
27. Anne [inclines] to stay fairly quiet in social situations.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • incliné — incliné, ée [ ɛ̃kline ] adj. • encliné 1534; de incliner 1 ♦ Placé dans une position oblique. (Par rapport au plan horizontal). Toits très inclinés. ⇒ pentu. (Par rapport au plan vertical). Dossier d un siège en position inclinée. « Il avait la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Incline — In*cline , v. t. 1. To cause to deviate from a line, position, or direction; to give a leaning, bend, or slope to; as, incline the column or post to the east; incline your head to the right. [1913 Webster] Incline thine ear, O Lord, and hear. Is …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incliné — incliné, ée (in kli né, née) part. passé d incliner. 1°   Qui fait un angle par rapport à une certaine direction. •   Cette ligne, qui fait le milieu de la bande du nouveau continent, est inclinée à l équateur d environ 30 degrés, BUFF. Hist. nat …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • incline — vb 1 lean, *slant, slope Analogous words: bend, *curve: *swerve, veer, deviate: deflect, *turn 2 Incline, bias, dispose, predispose mean to influence one to take a stated or implied attitude to something or to someone or to ha …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Incline — In*cline , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Inclined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inclining}.] [OE. inclinen, enclinen, OF. encliner, incliner, F. incliner, L. inclinare; pref. in in + clinare to bend, incline; akin to E. lean. See {Lean} to incline.] [1913 Webster] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incline — [n] slope acclivity, approach, ascent, cant, declivity, descent, dip, grade, gradient, inclination, lean, leaning, plane, ramp, rise, slant, tilt; concept 738 incline [v1] tend toward affect, be disposed, bend, be partial, be predisposed, be… …   New thesaurus

  • incline — index convince, desire, dispose (incline), gravitate, lobby, motivate, preconceive, prompt, slant …   Law dictionary

  • incliné — Incliné, [inclin]ée. part. Corps incliné. la teste inclinée …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • incline — [in klīn′; ] for n., usually [ in′klīn΄] vi. inclined, inclining [ME enclinen < OFr encliner < L inclinare < in , on, to + clinare, to LEAN1] 1. to deviate from a horizontal or vertical position, course, etc.; lean; slope; slant 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Incline — In*cline , n. An inclined plane; an ascent or descent; a grade or gradient; a slope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incline — Incline, inclined, inclining, or inclination may refer to:* Inclined plane * Inclination (and a novella of the same name) * cable hauled railways * Inclined loop * Inclined rig * Inclined soles * Inclined tower * Inclining test * Slope …   Wikipedia


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