01. It has taken me a long time to [adjust] to life in North America.
02. Jack had difficulty [adjusting] to life on his own after his wife passed away.
03. My ski bindings are loose. I think I should [adjust] them before I go skiing again.
04. It took her a long time to [adjust] to the time change after she moved out west.
05. After a few simple [adjustments] to the engine, the car was ready to go.
06. The straps on your knapsack are [adjustable], so if they're too tight, we can fix them.
07. It took me a while to [adjust] to my new position in the office, but now I'm quite comfortable with it.
08. I always [adjust] my rear-view mirror before driving my car.
09. It can be difficult for young children to [adjust] to a new school.
10. We need to [adjust] our satellite dish a bit because our television reception isn't very good.
11. Former President Jimmy Carter once said that we all must [adjust] to changing times, and still hold to unchanging principles.
12. Indian philosopher Krishnamurti remarked that it is not a sign of health to become well-[adjusted] to a sick society.
13. Given enough time to [adjust], the human eye can, for a time, see almost as well as an owl's.
14. Sixty percent of vehicles on the road have headrests that are incorrectly [adjusted], according to a recent study.
15. Before you start the engine of your car, it is important to [adjust] your seat, headrest, and mirrors.
16. Nigeria's economic system has had to [readjust] to falling oil revenues.
17. An old proverb notes that we cannot direct the wind, but we can [adjust] the sails.
18. Your computer chair should be [adjustable], and should provide good back support.
19. The first stage of [adjustment] to life in a new culture begins before the travelers even leave home.
20. Returning to the workforce after 10 years as a housewife was a difficult [readjustment] for my mother.
21. This chair automatically [adjusts] itself to your height.
22. She [readjusted] quickly to life in Korea after having lived in the U.S. for a couple of years.
23. The volume constantly needs [readjusting] because the music downloads were burned at different levels.
24. The clock in your computer automatically [readjusts] for daylight savings time.
25. We cannot always anticipate the ways in which natural systems will [adjust] to changes induced by the activities of modern society.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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