way of doing something

way of doing something
have a nasty habit/way of doing something/ phrase
used for talking about people or things that often behave or surprise you in an unpleasant way

Drivers have a nasty habit of cutting this corner.

These schemes have a nasty habit of becoming too complicated.

Thesaurus: habits and habitual behavioursynonym
Main entry: nasty

Useful english dictionary. 2012.