Example sentences for: accustomed

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

  • In recent months, in contexts where I have grown accustomed to expect a resigned or satiric blah blah blah , I have been hearing the phrase yadda yadda yadda instead, as in: "First they tell me one thing, then they tell me another thing, yadda yadda

  • This hiss, the noise level in her voice, like Glenn Gould's humming as he played the piano or the squeaking of Andrés Segovia's fingers on the strings of his guitar, makes her unusual today, when most singers are trained in the discipline of steely perfection and when our ears have become accustomed to the sharp-edged sounds of a compact disc, surrounded by undiluted digital silence.

  • The United States, born and raised during the age of the nation-state, is accustomed to thinking of the nation as the natural unit of foreign policy.

  • Not being accustomed to that particularly English form of cards, he lost fifteen pounds in his first game to Lady Covendri.

  • Russian citizens, long accustomed to evasive and deceptive reports on their leaders' health, took the news of Yeltsin's illness with typical stoicism.


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