Example sentences for: accustomed

How can you use “accustomed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Japanese spell and pronounce what they hear and are accustomed to pronounce, much as Americans are inclined to say “Kindagarden,” “ekscape,” “lawnjeray,” “asterik,” and “ekcetera.”

  • Today we are accustomed to thinking of elements and atoms as one and the same; to the Greeks, atoms and elements represented efforts by different philosophic schools to explain the discrepancy between appearances and the true nature of things.

  • We've grown accustomed, in recent years, to CEOs being worth billions of dollars.

  • Thus, many people who go to the cinema encounter language to which they are not accustomed in daily life.

  • We've become so accustomed to hearing U.S. companies complain about foreign competition that it's easy to see Kodak's post-defeat recriminations as just more whining.

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