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accommodate (oneself) to

To assimilate or adjust to a new environment or a different set of rules or expectations. The new student struggled to accommodate himself to the new school and often got in trouble as a result. If you're going to live with us, you need to accommodate yourself to our rules.
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accommodate (one) with

To fulfill one's needs, often with special consideration after something has gone awry. Thankfully, the hotel was able to accommodate us with a non-smoking room after all. I was told there were no rentals left, but once I mentioned my famous father, the clerk was suddenly able to accommodate me with a luxury car.
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(as) accommodating as a hog on ice

Very unpleasant or bad-tempered. I'm not surprised he said no to your request—he's about as accommodating as a hog on ice.
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as accommodating as a hog on ice

Very disagreeable. An old New England expression that imparts a very clear message: swine don't like being very cold any more than people do.
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For someone of his temperament, it's accommodatingly vague and indifferent--no questions asked, a transient's paradise.
Luggage room, too, is accommodatingly agreeable, some 480 litres being available while adding optional split folding rear seats can add further to cabin room which overall is much greater than before.
The Avant is accommodatingly roomy for luggage with 565 litres of boot space with all seats occupied, while easy to fold down rear seats boost the carrying capacity to a hefty 1,680 litres.
While this has translated into a rather more cosy interior, there is still some quite decent head and legroom for four and while loading up is not as agreeable an exercise as in some rivals due to the awkwardly shaped tailgate opening, the boot is still quite accommodatingly roomy.
And on the half hour, they drew level when a period of concerted pressure was rewarded when No 8 Jones surged over as a five-metre scrum wheeled accommodatingly.
As a five-seater, the 307 SW's boot is neatly shaped to take plenty of family baggage via an accommodatingly low loading lip through a pretty wide-opening tailgate.
Work up that sexy, femme confidence, strap on that puppy, and I'll wager that before long, a coterie of butches will beat a path to your door, toes pointed north, and legs accommodatingly spread wide open.
It was a chance for those recently wounded to walk again and, accommodatingly, much of the match was played at just above walking pace.
Sebastian, for all his saplessness and debaucheries, has the gift of grace which, accommodatingly, sets him outside human jurisdiction.
Black's failing, it seems, is that he's too accommodatingly nice.
He's simply a flexible commercial director who, after a great Australian beginning with The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, has grown accommodatingly bigger and blander in Hollywood.
The cowled dash is neatly laid out with dials featuring white backlighting to enhance the red needles and the prominent centre console tilts accommodatingly ever so slightly towards the driver.
It is roomy enough front of house but while the rear accommodation is not exactly tight, head and legroom is not as generous as with some of its more recent contemporaries, although the boot shapes up accommodatingly for a hatchback.
Paired with a slick shifting, accommodatingly positioned five-speed manual gearshift, driving proved a joy.