accustomed to

  1. in the habit of or adapted to
    accustomed to doing her own work
    I've grown accustomed to her face
    we are used to better service in this restaurant
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How To Use accustomed to In A Sentence

  • Matters went on pretty well with us until my master was seized with a severe fit of illness, in consequence of which his literary scheme was completely defeated, and his condition in life materially injured; of course, the glad tones of encouragement which I had been accustomed to hear were changed into expressions of condolence, and sometimes assurances of unabated friendship; but then it must be remembered that I, the handsomest blue coat, was _still in good condition_, and it will perhaps appear, that if I were not my master's The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 262, July 7, 1827
  • Galbanum is also a apparent, though more coumarin-like than the sharp green I am accustomed to find in this interesting resinoid. Villoresi's Vetiver
  • Both bird and beast are accustomed to noises in the air. Times, Sunday Times
  • Unlike most men I was accustomed to about me, he was smooth-shaven. Chapter 13
  • And in the long term, as the mobile industry gets more accustomed to the idea of upgradeable phone software, more and more devices will be upgraded. EWeek - RSS Feed
  • The army's Quartermaster Corps, unaccustomed to providing for the needs of a wartime force, had disbursed flimsy, floorless tents; as a result, Grant and the rest of the four - thousand - man force slept in the cold mud, protected from the elements by thin woolen blankets. 'The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848'
  • Max Bedacht was not the kind of frowsy, self-assertive Communist most Congressmen were accustomed to encountering. On being called a bigot and/or racist
  • Ever the courtier alert to the slightest imperfections in his outward mien, the Earl is accustomed to checking his physical appearance in the glass.
  • To grow accustomed to humans in dire need is to become something less than human. Christianity Today
  • Besides, a later age is accustomed to having actors vary their birth name somewhat.
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