English version

reconcile somebody to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreconcile somebody to something phrasal verbACCEPTto make someone able to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation He tried to reconcile his father to the idea of the wedding.reconcile yourself to something Henry had more or less reconciled himself to Don’s death. reconcile→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
reconcile to How is the position to be reconciled?These men reconcile themselves to circumstance, make their own compromises with destiny until happier times.So far she had not been able to reconcile her desire to keep everything the same and her desire for comfort.Brilliant or not, I must reconcile myself to the idea that I would never reach the top.Not that any amount of designer labels would or could reconcile her to the prospect of meeting Antoinette again.If the parents have different cultural backgrounds, the tasks of reconciling the image to the reality is more complicated.They are reconciling themselves to their own mortality.This refusal of the activists to reconcile themselves to war testifies to their sincerity, not their naivety.reconcile yourself to somethingThese men reconcile themselves to circumstance, make their own compromises with destiny until happier times.It is of course very difficult for us to reconcile ourselves to such a perspective.Brilliant or not, I must reconcile myself to the idea that I would never reach the top.High living is become essential to them, and they can not reconcile themselves to the moderate pay of lawful industry.Having reconciled myself to the situation, I felt I had to make a gift to Leslie of my acceptance.They are reconciling themselves to their own mortality.Afterwards I sat for a long time trying to reconcile myself to these new ideas.This refusal of the activists to reconcile themselves to war testifies to their sincerity, not their naivety.
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Verb table
reconcile
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyreconcile
he, she, itreconciles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyreconciled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave reconciled
he, she, ithas reconciled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad reconciled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill reconcile
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have reconciled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam reconciling
he, she, itis reconciling
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you, we, theyare reconciling
Past
I, he, she, itwas reconciling
you, we, theywere reconciling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been reconciling
he, she, ithas been reconciling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been reconciling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be reconciling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been reconciling
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