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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.
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A man can get used to anything in the course of time, and Jurgis had gotten used to lying about the house.
The senator said the poll results might also show that Filipinos have gotten used to the same type of leadership in the past that despite the EJKs, people still support President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
The latest of those was a "funny" one about Lebanese veteran singer Sabah, who must have gotten used to a life of rumors , sarcasm and criticism after over 60 years in the business !
The 32-year-old actress said that she has gotten used to it now.
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.
"Brian's gotten used to the heat well, which is something he would've never experienced in his life.
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.
The problem was that many states had gotten used to sitting on all checks from all remarried parents for the full six months--despite evidence, the GAO reported, that most spouses filed their claims upfront, along with their tax returns, obviating the need for a delay: In such cases, the IRS will now calculate the amount owed to the custodial parent and the new spouse simultaneously, which means the states can immediately distribute whatever child support is owed.
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.
As a young Catholic woman, I've kind of gotten used to the Catholic Church not reflecting me.
Since the appearance in 1972 of Emmet Larkin's seminal article "The Devotional Revolution in Ireland, 1850-75," (1) Irish historians have gotten used to the idea that virtually universal compliance with canonical norms by Irish Catholics actually began in the nineteenth century.
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.
King said: "Internet users have gotten used to the idea that most of what's available to them on the Net is either free or should be.