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get used

To become acclimated to or comfortable with something. I took me a few months, but I've finally gotten used to my new job. I can't seem to get used to the plays my new team runs.
See also: get, used
References in classic literature ?
A man can get used to anything in the course of time, and Jurgis had gotten used to lying about the house.
We've also gotten used to each other's hectic schedules.
ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul-haq on Sunday said that England batsmen had gotten used to spinners and that was why they were improving day-by-day.
It's something that I've gotten used to last year with (Mexican Under-20 national teamer Janet Mendez) and will continue to deal with when it comes to Sammy,'' Highland coach Juan Paolo said.
This particular fox, however, must have gotten used to people, and the researchers had a front-row seat as it went after prairie dogs.
In 2005, a fox that had gotten used to people lunched frequently at the colony.
We have to educate people about this, so people who haven't paid tax for such a long time, and who've gotten used to this habit .
She has gotten used to living alone with her dad, and she has gotten used to feeling angry with her mother for dying.
Just when we thought we'd more or less cornered the market on full-frontal nudity, just when we'd gotten used to being the pariahs who were killing the theater with our gay marketing demands, along comes a show that may kill the theater without our help at all.
Above all, the dip cautioned, the President must not mention the Wall, since "[t]he people of Berlin had long ago gotten used to it.
I've gotten used to your pot-shots at Israel in contrast with your tut-tut wrist-slaps at the Arabs, but your recent comments ("A `Good' Shelling," Comment, June issue) beat your worst previous efforts in the nasty demonstration of Jewish self-hate.
Consumers have gotten used to the idea of texting responses to advertising messages, such as voting for their favorites on American Idol or texting a code to enter a contest.
So we ask, and please help us with an answer: How should we compete against an established and dominant leader brand that consumers have gotten used to?
The story picks up from its prequel, Dragon Bones, some years later, with Ward of Hurog Keep having gotten used to being the secret guardian of his own live dragon, Oreg, who is centuries old and full of magic.
All of us, referring doctors included, have gotten used to Web-based, interactive access to a wide variety of information, including images and sound," he said.