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habituate (someone) to (something)
To cause someone to become familiar with or used to something. Luckily, the kids' new friends have habituated them to the neighborhood.
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habituate someone to someone or something
to accustom someone to someone or something. Soon she will habituate the baby to the new feeding schedule. The office staff worked hard to habituate the new employee to the schedule.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.