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きらいがある [きらいがある] (kiraigaaru)
    Meaning: there is a tendency for ~ to happen (and it is somewhat bad and/or a cause for concern)
    Example: that person tends to talk more than act
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: claytonian

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きらいがある is used for tendencies or characteristics that people have, usually unfavorable ones. 
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This is a formal grammar structure. 
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ex #5738   人は自分の聞きたくないことは耳に入れないというきらいがあるのではないか。  
It seems people have a tendency not to listen to things they dont want to hear, right?  
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(dc)
ex #6443   彼女は優しいですが、知らずに人を傷付けることを言うきらいがある 
She is a nice person; however, she tends to say hurtful things unintentionally.  
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ex #6486   人間は年をとると、ほかの人の話しを聞かなくなるきらいがある 
As humans get on in years, they tend to not listen to what others say.  
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