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  • Miss Flite has been bravely rescued from her chamber, as if it were in flames, and accommodated with a bed at the Sol's Arms.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here was this Mr. Gridley, a man of a robust will and surprising energy—intellectually speaking, a sort of inharmonious blacksmith—and he could easily imagine that there Gridley was, years ago, wandering about in life for something to expend his superfluous combativeness upon—a sort of Young Love among the thorns—when the Court of Chancery came in his way and accommodated him with the exact thing he wanted.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You must accommodate the visit to the demands upon my time.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I charge you as a friend, by the interest you have ever testified in the fashionable intelligence, and by any little advances with which I may have been able to accommodate you, so to bury it without a word of inquiry!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Why could not I, going up to bed with my basket of keys, stop to sit down by her fire and accommodate myself for a little while to her, at least as well as to anybody else, and not trouble myself about the harmless things she said to me?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You give me your word, as from one man to another (and an old soldier, mind you, likewise), that it's honourable between us two, and I'll accommodate you to the utmost of my power.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have made some advances out of pocket to accommodate these unpleasantnesses, but I necessarily look to being repaid, for I do not pretend to be a man of capital, and I have a father to support in the Vale of Taunton, besides striving to realize some little independence for three dear girls at home.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • They had to accommodate various interests to get a majority.

  • Can you accommodate me with a rental car?

  • they reached an accommodation with Japan

  • The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories

  • "I think they`d be quite happy to accommodate you," Mr. Tall said dryly.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire`s Assistant

  • He is cold, but he moves his arm to accommodate me, like he`s half hold` ing me.
    David Almond  --  Clay

  • You`re too accommodating, dear.
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman
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