be given


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Verb1.be given - have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
take kindly to - be willing or inclined to accept; "He did not take kindly to my critical remarks"
suffer - be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
gravitate - move toward; "The conversation gravitated towards politics"
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The donation will be given from the Department of Health and will be the equivalent of the sum of the VAT receipts collected on sales before the end of December this year.
It is better than what I expected when I left school, I thought I'd have a lot less responsibility and would not be given very many mind challenging tasks, but I have and it has been good because I like to challenge myself.
I believe in it because I have shown I am worth it this year and should be given the chance," he said.