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adjust (something) to (something)

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. Gram's TV is so old that we can't adjust it to HD—we're stuck with this terrible picture quality. Is there any way to adjust a gas-powered vehicle to electric?
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adjust to (something)

To become familiar or comfortable with something, often a change in one's life. A reflexive pronoun can be used between "adjust" and "to." I know you're not thrilled with this new schedule, but can you please try to adjust yourself to it? After growing up in a small town, I really had to adjust to college life in Manhattan. How has Uncle Ed been since the divorce? Is he adjusting to single life?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 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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These adjusting services include residential, commercial, personal, auto/truck, and product liability, as well as task assignments services.
Finally, the coin-like adjusting disk was placed in the mill vise to cut variable thicknesses at triangular positions.
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.
While this may seem like a complicated task, an experienced insurer, TPA or independent adjusting firm can look at the area expected to be affected, the strength of the storm of significance of the anticipated disaster, the population of the area, and potential number of affected insureds, and easily determine the ideal number of adjusters needed.
Themes in the narrative language of non-teachers revolved around three areas: gaining respect and credibility; developing classroom skills; and adjusting to the school culture.
This is base dollar adjusting. Percentage adjustments, however, are handled differently in base adjusting to make them equivalent to dollar adjustments.
After adjusting for the effects of adequacy of prenatal care and acknowledgment of the father on the birth certificate, they observed that for infants born to single white and black women, the risk of postneonatal mortality was elevated if the mothers were 15 or younger (odds ratios, 2.4 and 2.1, respectively), remained significantly elevated if the mothers were older teenagers (1.5-1.9) and were only marginally raised if the mothers were in their early 20s.
By correctly adjusting the roll temperature and the circumferential speed of the roll to match the extruder output and the take-off speed, even complex profiles with large thickness variations and long angled tips can be made without problems.
In the nonfinancial sectors of FRB/US, decisions by households and firms rest on forecasts of equilibrium goals that would be selected in the absence of frictions but, because of costs in adjusting activities, are only gradually achieved.
The term 'Adjusted EBITDA' refers to net income (loss) before adjusting for share-based payment expense, depreciation and amortization, deferred share unit expense, restructuring costs, foreign exchange gain (loss), finance income, finance costs, and income taxes.
Sees effective tax rate 26%-28% excluding a $2.6M discrete charge for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that is added back for Adjusted Diluted Net Earnings Per Share "We are adjusting our 2018 annual net sales guidance today.
Improperly shimmed equilibrator adjusting screws on your M198 towed howitzer are bad news, crewmen.
An operator may not recognize the problem or may attempt to correct it by adjusting the main lip.