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readjust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreadjustre‧ad‧just /ˌriːəˈdʒʌst/ AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive]USED TO/ACCUSTOMED TO to get used to a new situation, job, or way of life 🔊 It takes time to readjust after a divorce.readjust to 🔊 Former soldiers often struggle to readjust to life outside the army.2 [transitive]CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT to make a small change to something or to its position 🔊 He readjusted his glasses. 🔊 We may need to readjust these figures slightly.readjustment noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
readjustPoints scored in matches already played against Avon have been deducted and the schedule readjusted.The responsibility had lain so heavily that it took some time to readjust.They have been through an unsettling time and are finding it difficult to readjust.Many stress-related complaints can be reversed simply by breathing properly and occasionally readjusting body alignment.The majority of pulp is sold under long-term contracts, with the price readjusted once every three months.Remember to readjust the mirrors in the car.Some pay an additional disturbance payment to compensate the expatriate when he has to readjust to life in Britain on his return.Give everybody a chance to readjust, with-out expecting a dramatic welcome.readjust toNASA is studying ways to help astronauts readjust to life on Earth.
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Verb table
readjust
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreadjust
he, she, itreadjusts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreadjusted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave readjusted
he, she, ithas readjusted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad readjusted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill readjust
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have readjusted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam readjusting
he, she, itis readjusting
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you, we, theyare readjusting
Past
I, he, she, itwas readjusting
you, we, theywere readjusting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been readjusting
he, she, ithas been readjusting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been readjusting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be readjusting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been readjusting
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