accommodate oneself to

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 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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Shared aesthetic--rather than political--values are central to this study and, if one can accommodate oneself to such an unfashionable (or unreal) divorce between poetry and politics, one should read (and think) on.
However he was aware of his own shortcomings and acknowledged that it was "a good thing to accommodate oneself to ideas and ways less refined than one's own" (p.
It was also possible to accommodate oneself to life under Saddam, and to live without arousing the state's ire and incurring its wrath.
This may have been a necessary step toward the acceptance of multiculturalism in children's literature, but it also carried with it the not so subtle message that one must repress aspects of a personal heritage and accommodate oneself to the acceptable image of American society to be included.