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used in Atlas Shrugged

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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)
  • He had long since become accustomed to the fact that he was Senor d'Anconia of d'Anconia Copper.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (66% in)
  • He had become accustomed to the feeling, but he could find no explanation for it; yet the bum had spoken as if he knew that Eddie felt it, as if he thought that one should feel it, and more: as if he knew the reason.
    1.1 Part 1 Chapter 1 — The Theme (3% in)
  • They were a perfectly sound riskthough, of course, I am speaking in human terms, not in the terms of cold cash, which you are accustomed to expect from bankers.
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (40% in)
  • I am not accustomed to being questioned in such manner and ....
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (73% in)
  • The voice had the firmness, the clarity and the special courtesy peculiar to men who are accustomed to giving orders.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (16% in)
  • I'm not accustomed to being dragged halfway across a continent without rhyme, reason or notice.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (0% in)
  • He was accustomed to hearing speeches extorted by unknown pressure from unwilling victims, and he concluded that this was the case of a reactionary forced to confess a scandal and that, therefore, the speech had, perhaps, some political value; besides, he was curious to hear it "I am proud that he had chosen me to give him pleasure and that it was he who had been my choice.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (78% in)
  • I've always been misunderstood and I should have been accustomed to it by now, only I thought that you were different and that I had a chance.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (40% in)

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