English version

be/feel/seem etc disposed to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/feel/seem etc disposed to do somethingbe/feel/seem etc disposed to do something formalWILLINGto want or be willing to do something syn inclined Jon disagreed, but did not feel disposed to argue. disposed
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be/feel/seem etc disposed to do somethingCongress has had a torrent of learned advice on this amendment, none of which it seems disposed to listen to.Ernest Conway had never felt disposed to adopt a conventional, benign, grandfatherly role.Gradually the talkative groups settled into a contented silence, but no one seemed disposed to go to sleep.Headteachers say governors come to school on special occasions but don't seem disposed to become involved more routinely in school affairs.James didn't seem disposed to take the hint.Seb's father was a large, comfortable-looking man who did not seem disposed to make a fuss.The brothers exchanged glances, neither saying a word, though they seemed disposed to.The very houses seemed disposed to pack up and take trips.
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