German translation of 'accustom'
- to accustom sb/oneself to sth
jdn/sich an etw acc gewöhnen
⇒ to be accustomed to sth
an etw acc gewöhnt sein
⇒ to be accustomed to doing sth
gewöhnt sein, etw zu tun
⇒ to become or get accustomed to sth
sich an etw acc gewöhnen
⇒ to become or get accustomed to doing sth
sich daran gewöhnen, etw zu tun
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Example Sentences Including 'accustom'
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We were well accustomed to the noises of our strange new world that summer.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
On the face of it, this was not an unreasonable reaction from a man accustomed to making economies.Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
She had long been accustomed to dealing with scandal and gossip.PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)
People have become accustomed to being fed money.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They are young people accustomed to bullying from superiors.Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
For a man accustomed to sharing himself with the world, family tragedies have sometimes proved just too painful.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Unusually for a man accustomed to getting his own way, he accepted her uncompromising approach.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was obvious that not all these people were lying: a man accustomed to weighing evidence is quick at detecting a lie.The Catalans (2006 (1953))
I think they are well accustomed to it.The Sun (2012)
Outside sport, we have long been accustomed to a more modest role than the one sustained during the days of Empire.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We are accustomed to English players being in the minority.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You get accustomed to what players like to do and not like to do.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But 30-odd years in the notoriously fickle fashion industry have left him well accustomed to setbacks of the sort he experienced yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But the folks of Shields were long accustomed to having some alien represent them.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I wonder how the cold weather will hamper players accustomed to intense heat.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Residents in the area are well accustomed to bears and have been warned to keep garage doors closed.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Villagers have long been accustomed to facing a drive when they run out of basic supplies.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We are well accustomed to the routine.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Players are accustomed to playing through the pain barrier with their clubs.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Often the outgoing person is so accustomed to the procedures that he or she forgets to tell the new person many basic details.Christianity Today (2000)
He had wanted an elephant and hadn't got one, and he was a man accustomed to getting what he wanted.Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)
The policeman must have been accustomed to rousing people from their beds.Molly Keane&apos;s Ireland (1993)
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Used Occasionally. accustom is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: accustom VERB
If you accustom yourself or another person to something, you make yourself or them become used to it.
She tried to accustom herself to the tight bandages.
Translation of accustom from the Collins English to German Dictionary