settle in(to) (something or some place)(redirected from settles in)
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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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
To become established or comfortable in some new environment or circumstance: She settled into her new job relatively quickly. After a few days at the camp, I settled into a routine.
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