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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
a. to tend to
Propendo por lo general a evitar el conflicto; prefiero mantener la paz y la armonía.I usually tend to avoid conflict; I prefer to keep peace and harmony.
b. to be prone to
Algunas personas propenden a reaccionar con violencia, tal vez a causa de experiencias pasadas.Some people are prone to reacting violently, maybe on account of their past experiences.
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