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nasty habit

This page is about the collocation nasty habit

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a bad or unpleasant tendency

For example

  • Ben has a nasty habit of drinking too much and getting into fights.

  • Leaders have always had a nasty habit of becoming corrupt after getting a lot of power.

Quick Quiz

Banks have a nasty habit of

a. lending money to their customers

b. overcharging their customers

c. paying interest to their customers

Contributor: Matt Errey