English version

not/never be one to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot/never be one to do somethingnot/never be one to do somethinginformalNOT DO something to never do a particular thing, because it is not part of your character to do it Tom is not one to show his emotions. one
Examples from the Corpus
not/never be one to do somethingI never was one to collect a bunch of guitars like some people do.Tom is not one to show his emotions.
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