settle in(to) (something or some place)

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settle in(to) (something or some place)

To become comfortable in and accustomed to a new location, environment, or circumstance. Well, how are you settling in after a week working here? I was surprised by how easily I settled into life in the country. Once we're settled in a bit, we're going to start exploring what the area has to offer.
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settle in

to become accustomed to one's new surroundings; to get used to living in a place or a new dwelling. I need a little time to settle in, then I can think about buying a car.
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settle in

v.
To become established or comfortable in a new environment or circumstance: It took a month for us to settle in after the move. We'll come visit you after you get settled in.
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You think it might be tough for (my) three Afrikaans-speaking children to settle into something like this - I thought it would be a massive challenge - but everyone is trying to help us.
and without walls, the air, uneasy, would settle into something almost
To think that the first couple of weeks of school don't matter is nonsense because it is essential that young people have the chance to settle into something new.
Most eventually settle into something more mundane, even occasionally boring but, in many ways, more comfortable.
It is so nice to be able to settle into something and not have any of my family or friends expect that every year my salary is going to get bigger or that I'm going to get a better office or open up branch offices or move up the corporate ladder.
We are still trying to settle into something at the moment and we feel that in time we will get it together.