Example sentences for: accustomed

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

  • If one has become accustomed to a particular manual, the temptation is to stay with it: it is like a comfortable old shoe; even when a new edition becomes available, the information appears in approximately the same place and in a familiar format.

  • In their hunger to acquire new customers, Net retailers have engaged in good old-fashioned price wars and have more generally made Net shoppers so accustomed to sizable discounts that paying anything close to retail feels like you're being robbed.

  • With a life history accustomed to the formation of sea ice at critical points in their life cycle, Adélies are finding themselves faced with an unpredictable sea ice cycle that outpaces their ability to adapt.

  • The FBI is accustomed to carrying out sensitive intelligence collection operations in compliance with the law.

  • Indeed there are certain common lexical items that are regularly subjected to this treatment, and readers have probably already seen them elsewhere or quickly become accustomed to them.


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