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accommodate (one) with (something)

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. We have to spend the night at the airport because the airline canceled our flight. Hopefully, they'll be able to accommodate us with another one in the morning.
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accommodate (oneself) to (something)

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. It took time for our adopted daughter to accommodate herself to life in this country.
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accommodate (someone's) wishes

To alter or tailor a situation so as to specifically cater to the desires, preferences, or designs of another person or persons. The laws exist this way for a reason, and you can't expect us to change them simply to accommodate your wishes. Look, we run a pretty casual office, but we can't accommodate everyone's wishes—especially when they involve not wearing shoes! If you accommodate your kid's wishes all the time, they might well turn into a brat before you know it.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

accommodate oneself to something

to adapt oneself to something, such as someone else's needs or a new environment. Please try to accommodate yourself to our routine.
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accommodate someone with something

to provide something special for someone; to do something that provides for someone's needs or desires. We will try to accommodate you with an earlier flight.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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