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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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If things are made to close tolerance, a light torque of the screw will provide some resistance to the adjusting disk as it is turned.
The universal scope reticle-adjusting tool has proven to be handy in adjusting most types of scopes.
However, even after adjusting the data to account for similar factors, we were still not able to eliminate the achievement gaps among later cohorts in the data set used by Phillips.
This means that not only the conveyor drive and the temperature control zones are equipped with suitable reproducible working systems, but also the adjusting elements of the units that follow, such as the portability of the cut-out knife, brake pressure adjustments, pre-loading and centering.
Because of the costs of adjusting total hours, including the costs of hiring and training new workers and of paying shift and overtime premiums, most firms (covering an estimated two-thirds of private-sector employment) are modeled as adjusting labor input to its equilibrium level at a rate estimated to be about 15 percent per quarter, thus smoothing labor input over the business cycle.
Lindsey Morden also provides claims adjusting and appraisal training courses in the United States.
0 times(x) in 2004 after adjusting for the restructuring of its individual disability insurance.
Many people have difficulties adjusting to both time changes," said Richard L.
Difficulty adjusting to the time change -- staying awake at night or sleeping until your desired wake up time may be helped by gradually moving bedtime and awakening later by 15 minutes every one to two days.
ROE is calculated excluding realized investment gains or losses, and adjusting for the effects of FAS 115.
The GAB Robins(R) Group of Companies, one of the world's leading providers of independent loss adjusting and investigative services, has opened a representative office in Beijing, China, the first foreign independent loss adjusting firm establish one with the full support of the Chinese government.
GAB Robins, one of the world's largest providers of claims management and loss adjusting services, announced today it has formed a new division of the company's most experienced adjusters that will focus solely on high-end property and casualty claims.
Adjusting for non-cash charges, which were comprised primarily of goodwill amortization and depreciation of $0.
coordination center for the Ellis & Buckle global adjusting network, designing and running global claims programs for companies with international operations.