lend itself to

lend itself to  {v. phr.}
To give a chance for or be useful for; to be possible or right for.
Bob was sick and did not go to Jane's party, but his absence lent itself to misunderstanding.
The teacher's paperweight was a heavy piece of metal which sometimes lent itself to use as a hammer.
This poem lends itself to our program very well.
Compare: LEND ONESELF TO.
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