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used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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to be or to become psychologically or physically used to something

(used to is an expression that means someone has adapted to and has an expectation of something so it does not seem unusual)
  • So accustomed was I to his invariable success that the very possibility of his failing had ceased to enter into my head.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (43% in)
  • "But you can understand," said our strange visitor, sitting down once more and passing his hand over his high white forehead, "you can understand that I am not accustomed to doing such business in my own person.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (31% in)
  • Accustomed as I was to my friend's amazing powers in the use of disguises, I had to look three times before I was certain that it was indeed he.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (44% in)
  • On returning, he found that Horner had disappeared, that the bureau had been forced open, and that the small morocco casket in which, as it afterwards transpired, the Countess was accustomed to keep her jewel, was lying empty upon the dressing-table.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (33% in)
  • She was accustomed to use slang of the kind.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (43% in)
  • Yet his actions were in absurd contrast to the dignity of his dress and features, for he was running hard, with occasional little springs, such as a weary man gives who is little accustomed to set any tax upon his legs.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (3% in)
  • One day, however, as I ascended the stair, I met Mr. Rucastle coming out through this door, his keys in his hand, and a look on his face which made him a very different person to the round, jovial man to whom I was accustomed.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (67% in)

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