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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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The same process was performed for Experimental group B and it was found with the H test that the mean and the standard deviation for Divergers were 45 and 9.38, for Accommodators they were 45 and 9.38, for Convergers, 41.25 and 8.25, and for Assimilators, they were 38.25 and 7.00, respectively.
1) What is the learning styles (assimilator, diverger, converger, and accommodator) distribution of high school boys students'?
He instructs the accommodator to purchase the property with the $500,000 from the sale of his apartment building.
Since evaluating individual differences in learning styles was a core objective of the current study, we compared percentages of converger, assimilator, accommodator and diverger styles according to school, gender and academic performance.
Identify your preferred style of dealing with conflict--determine whether you a competitor, collaborator, compromiser, avoider, or accommodator, and then challenge yourself to adapt your style to the situation.
According to Kolb's Learning Styles Inventory, I am also an Accommodator: I am an organizer who is attracted to tackling new challenges and experiences but in a goal-structured, hands-on, intuitive, team-oriented manner (All you might want to know about Kolb's learning styles, including a good diagram, is available at http://www.businessballs.
If the parked replacement property is the only property that is desired by the taxpayer to complete the exchange, then the exchange is complete upon the accommodator's transfer of the replacement property to the exchanger.
According to results of this study, it was seen that 39.3% of prospective teachers had assimilative, 27.4 % of prospective teachers had divergent, 17.3 % of prospective teachers had convergent and 16.1 % of prospective teachers had accommodator learning style.
The last type is the ACCOMMODATOR who has the opposite learning strengths of the assimilator.
It has been suggested by several writers, (Ross, 1998; Holmes, 2003; Terrell and Dringus, as cited by Holmes), that the Accommodator learning style (as defined by Kolb) is the one that is least served by tutorials.
With advance features like a "Cool Vent Air Flow System," a "Form Fit Comfort Cushion" that gently cushions the face, and an "Accommodator Head Band" that automatically adjusts to a wide range of head sizes and hair styles, FACE-SAVER face shields set a new standard for chin length eye and face protection in the OR.
Washington, the turn-of-the-century author and entrepreneur dubbed "the Great Accommodator." Like Washington, who allied himself with conservative whites in a quest for corporate grants for his cash-strapped Tuskegee Institute, Peterson demonstrates loyalty to the most rigid elements of the white establishment in ways that seem calculated to advance his personal ventures and increase his public stature.
And the Labour backbencher for Newcastle Central has also been told contracts with two of the major private sectors providers, Rose Lodge and Accommodator, are being wound down and will finish by October 21.