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To become familiar with a new situation or way of living

settle into

to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job, or to make someone do this

adjust

verb

to get used to a new situation by changing your ideas or the way you do things

grow into

if you grow into a situation or activity, you gradually start knowing what to do because you have more experience

slot in

to fit well with a group of people or a way of life

acclimatize

verb

to become familiar with a new place, different weather conditions, or a new situation

accustom yourself to something

to gradually start to feel that something is normal or natural

get to know

to start to be familiar with someone or something

settle in

to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job, or to make someone do this

settle in

to make yourself comfortable in a place because you are going to stay there for a long time

get into the swing (of something)

to become used to a new situation and to feel confident that you can deal with it

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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