Have a tendency to; tend to; have a dash of ~; smack of ~; be slightly ~
He has a tendency to think (about things) in simplistic terms.
He is slightly dogmatic (lit., has a touch of dogmatism).
We tend to listen only to views that are convenient for us.
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