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adjust (oneself/something) to

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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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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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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In separate studies, Derek Neal and William Johnson in 1996 and June O'Neill in 1990 found that most of the wage gap between black and white adults disappears once the data are adjusted to reflect their scores on the Armed Forces Qualifying Test; in other words, those adults with similar scores earned similar wages.
The speed of all belts to follow is adjusted to match the speed of the innerliner (cascading control) by dancers or ultrasound scanning.
Assuming that the space can be upgraded to the existing tenant's requirements at a lower cost than would be required for a new tenant's build-out, and that the tenant can forego some or all of the rent abatement period, the market rent can be adjusted to reflect the landlord's savings in these capital costs if, for example, the market rent includes a $30 per-square-foot contribution toward construction and the tenant requires only $12 per square foot in renovations, the landlord's outlay is reduced by $18 per square foot.
16) The improvement in the overall budget balance is assumed to be a similar percentage of GDP; taxes are adjusted to offset interest savings generated by a reduction in federal borrowing.
Each payment will be adjusted to take into account any changes inflation that occur between the security's issue date and the payment date.
mortality, and varied from that which would produce the lowest mortality rate, resultant data would have to be adjusted to permit valid comparisons.
The CCD camera exposure time is adjusted to optimize the view of the laser line which will give the measurement profile.