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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.
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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.
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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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 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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He charged Chief Akin Oke led state executive council which was returned elected through consensus, for another four years term, to continue to work for the unity and peace of the party and accommodate everybody.
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Because of the firm's familiarity with Port Authority requirements and procedures, and its expertise with airline and car rental facilities, GLA was hired to design the consolidated building to accommodate Budget, National and Dollar Rent-A-Car customer offices.
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The financing was used to complete a number of activities that will position the property for sale as a development parcel that can accommodate an approximately 190,000 s/f residential building.
"When searching for the right computing platform to handle the reporting functions of our schools, we wanted something with the built-in headroom needed to accommodate our needs five years down the line," said Paul Bewley, SAUSD director of Information Technology.
To accommodate these people whenever they do need to be at the office, the company had previously test-piloted the concept of "Hoteling" and found it to be a positive response to their restructured work processes.
The expansion accommodates a new demonstration room and additional employee space for InterAccess Corporation.
"By utilizing four architectural |step-backs' to conform with the severely tapering property lines, and then raising the entire structure on columns to permit required on-site parking underneath, we created a building shape that both accommodates and blends naturally into the site."
The building is zoned to accommodate the construction of a +/- 130,000 s/f 20-story apartment building.