An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inclined)
a. propenso
Please don't bother him while he's working. He's prone to anger.Por favor, no lo molestes mientras trabaja, es propenso a enfadarse.
b. tener tendencia a (verb)
It is difficult to establish a career in a field that is prone to changing so often.Es difícil establecer una carrera en un campo que tiene tendencia a cambiar tan a menudo.
2. (face downward)
a. boca abajo
This class focuses primarily on the prone yoga poses.Esta clase se centra principalmente en las posturas boca abajo del yoga.
b. postrado
The masseuse asked me to lie prone on the table.La masajista me pidió que me acostara postrado en la camilla.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (inclined)
to be prone to (do) somethingser propenso(a) a (hacer) algo
2. (formal)
a. boca abajo (lying face down)
prone [prəʊn]
1 (face down)
to be prone estar postrado (boca abajo)
2 (liable)
to be prone to do sth ser propenso or tener tendencia a hacer algo; to be prone to sth ser propenso a algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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