English version

be wont to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe wont to do somethingbe wont to do something formalPROBABLYto be likely to do something wont
Examples from the Corpus
be wont to do somethingHapsburg officers, especially hussars, were wont to please themselves what they wore.Be still, my beating heart, as T. Wogan was wont to say.It was not often that the High King searched me for truth as he was wont to search lesser men.Indeed Bourdieu is wont to speak of functions or their functional equivalent.It transpired that there was a secluded roof on her house where she was wont to sunbathe totally naked.Ickes is wont to yawn in mid-conversation.
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