English version

be accustomed to (doing) something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe accustomed to (doing) somethingbe accustomed to (doing) somethingUSED TO/ACCUSTOMED TOto be familiar with something and accept it as normal We were accustomed to working together.become/grow/get accustomed to something Her eyes quickly became accustomed to the dark.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say be used to instead of be accustomed to, and get used to instead of get/become accustomed to:She's used to working with children.It’s hard at first, but you’ll get used to it. accustomed
Examples from the Corpus
be accustomed to (doing) somethingI'm not accustomed to getting up so early.I am accustomed to a political argument that cuts to the core.Steph was accustomed to a regular paycheck.Watson, I am accustomed to being baffled by complexity.She was accustomed to hanging up her own coat.A judge, however, perhaps more than any other person, is accustomed to making and announcing his decisions in public.The two girls were accustomed to not talking at meals.Allen Iverson had been spectacular, but he is accustomed to that.We are accustomed to the infinite length of the horizon all about us.Pagans were accustomed to using temples as safe-deposits for their treasures.
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