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get used to

This page is about the collocation get used to

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

to become accustomed to something

For example

  • I've just retired, and I'm still getting used to having so much free time.

  • I thought it was really hot when I first moved to Thailand, but I soon got used to it.

Quick Quiz

Since becoming a vegetarian, I've had to get used to

a. not eating

b. eating meat

c. not eating meat

Contributor: Matt Errey