adjust (oneself or something) to (something)

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adjust (oneself or something) to (something)

1. Of a person, to become familiar or comfortable with something, often a change in one's life. I know you're not thrilled with this new schedule, but can you please try to adjust yourself to it?
2. Of a thing, to modify something to fit or work properly with something else. We had to adjust the office layout to create space for the new employees.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

adjust (oneself) to someone or something

to make changes in one's opinion or attitude toward someone or something, such as a change in one's life or environment. Can't you adjust yourself to your new office?
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adjust something to something

to make something fit something else; to alter something to make it suitable for something else. The builder adjusted the plans for the new house to the requirements of the fire marshal.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

adjust to

1. To alter something to make it fit, accommodate, or match something else: We adjusted the radio to the frequency of the radio transmission.
2. To get used to something or someone: It took many years for me to adjust to the cold winters in Vermont.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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"You will soon adjust yourself to this new state of things, Leslie.
You can adjust yourself to the idea of taking on a series of temporary assignments.
As the famous American surgeon William Frederick Brook once said, 'Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.'
Take a day to adjust yourself to reality: "This will help you to prepare for the next day -- checking your email, getting your outfit ready, maybe stocking up your fridge," says Dr Jihene.
So you simply adjust yourself to the mood of the song that you make.
You adjust yourself to the new situation, get used to it and when you come back home, you start facing reverse culture shock.
"That's where the market is, if you want to work with the private sector you have to adjust yourself to that range...$30-50 million because that's what the corporations need," he said.
Either you learn and adjust yourself to different conditions or the other option is that we change our tactic in England when faced with these conditions.