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[ə'kʌstəm] брит. / амер.


(accustom to) приучать к (чему-л.)

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I am only trying to show you, my dear, that you must — you really must' (I was resolved not to give this up) — 'accustom yourself to look after Mary Anne.
Я только хочу тебя убедить, моя дорогая, что ты должна, право же должна (тут я решил не идти на уступки) приучить себя к тому, чтобы присматривать за Мэри-Энн.
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
If we do not accustom ourselves to eating them, it is because we have better fare.
Мы не пользуемся правом их съедать лишь потому, что у нас довольно другой пищи; но у вас нет таких запасов.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
Only accustom yourself to pray daily and unceasingly.
Разве только молитву приучайся творить ежедневно и неуклонно.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
There seemed an equal danger in pressing and in neglecting the accustomed marks of familiarity.
Более обыкновенного выказывать знаки внимания, пожалуй, столь же опасно, как и пренебрегать этим.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / St. IvesСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Сент Ив
Сент Ив
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
St. Ives
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Crossing himself with a rapid and accustomed gesture, and at once smiling, he turned resolutely in the direction of his terrible lady.
Перекрестив себя привычным и спешным крестом и сейчас же чему-то улыбнувшись, он твердо направился к своей страшной даме.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Diko was surprised at how young he looked, though she was aware that the smooth-skinned Indies often seemed young to eyes accustomed to the look of other races.
Дико была поражена тем, как молодо он выглядит, хотя она уже знала, что индейцы с их гладкой кожей лица всегда кажутся моложе тем, кто привык встречаться с представителями других рас.
Card, Orson Scott / Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher ColumbusКард, Орсон Скот / Искупление Христофора Колумба
Искупление Христофора Колумба
Кард, Орсон Скот
Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus
Card, Orson Scott
© 1996 by Orson Scott Card
I'm so accustomed to the crass ignorance of the upper classes, I forgot for the moment that I was talking to an author.'
Я так привык к вопиющему невежеству высшего общества, я просто забыл, что говорю с писателем.
Maugham, William Somerset / The Razor's EdgeМоэм, Уильям Сомерсет / Острие бритвы
Острие бритвы
Моэм, Уильям Сомерсет
© Перевод. М. Лорие 2010
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2010
The Razor's Edge
Maugham, William Somerset
© 1943, 1944 by McCallllCorporation
© 1944 by W. Somerset Maugham
© renewed 1971, 1972 by Elizabeth Mary Lady Glendevon
True, the Powlers and the Scadgerses were accustomed to splendour, ‘but it is my duty to remember,’ Mrs. Sparsit was fond of observing with a lofty grace: particularly when any of the domestics were present, ‘that what I was, I am no longer.
Правда, Паулеры и Скэджерсы привыкли к роскоши; «но я почитаю своим долгом, — с достоинством говорила в таких случаях миссис Спарсит, особенно в присутствии слуг, — не забывать, что я уже не то, чем была когда-то.
Dickens, Charles / Hard TimesДиккенс, Чарльз / Тяжелые времена
Тяжелые времена
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государаственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Hard Times
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Yet even then his coldness was mitigated by the polite condescension of a man well accustomed to move in the highest circles of society.
Холодность эта смягчалась, однако, снисходительной вежливостью человека очень большого света.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
I grow accustomed to this, but I still do not find the taste agreeable.
Но постепенно я привыкаю и различаю вкус. Я говорю ей об этом, и она чуть заметно улыбается.
Murakami, Haruki / Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the WorldМураками, Харуки / Страна чудес без тормозов и конец света
Страна чудес без тормозов и конец света
Мураками, Харуки
© 1991 by Kodansha International Ltd.
© Д. Коваленин. Перевод, 2003
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2005
Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Murakami, Haruki
© 1991 by Kodansha International Ltd.
Saturday afternoon was a holiday for the Ashby children and they were accustomed in the summer to take a «piece» with them and pursue their various interests in the countryside until it was time to come home to their evening meal.
По субботам в семействе Эшби дети не учились, и летом они обыкновенно брали с собой бутерброды и расходились по своим делам. Домой они обычно возвращались только к ужину.
Tey, Josephine / Brat FarrarТэй, Джозефина / Мистификация
Тэй, Джозефина
© Перевод. Р.С.Боброва, 2010
© The National Trust, 1949
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Brat Farrar
Tey, Josephine
© 1950 by Elisabeth MacKintosh
© renewed by R.S. Latham
The executioner of the Holy Inquisition was a sub-deacon, and knew how to burn people marvellously well, but he was not accustomed to hanging.
Палач святой инквизиции в сане иподьякона сжигал людей великолепно, надо отдать ему должное, но вешать он не умел.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
I accustomed myself to giving her, as it were quite casually, little scraps of useful information, or sound opinion — and she started from them when I let them off, as if they had been crackers.
Я приучил себя сообщать ей, как бы случайно, кое-какие полезные сведения и прививать здравые суждения, и… она шарахалась от них, как от хлопушек.
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
People always see death coming suddenly, but they can never get accustomed to its suddenness, they feel it senseless.
(Люди беспрестанно видят, что смерть приходит внезапно, но привыкнуть к ее внезапности никак не могут и находят ее бессмысленною.)
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
By and by attention ceased from him, and the accustomed school murmur rose upon the dull air once more.
Мало— помалу на него перестали смотреть, и привычное школьное жужжанье опять воцарилось в сонном воздухе.
Twain, Mark / The Adventures of Tom SawyerТвен, Марк / Приключения Тома Сойера
Приключения Тома Сойера
Твен, Марк
© «Государственное издательство художественной литературы», 1960
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Twain, Mark
© 1999 by Saddleback Publishing, Inc.

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ə'kʌstəmVerbприучать кExamples

to accustom oneself to smth. — приучать себя к чему-л.; привыкать, приучаться
to accustom oneself to getting up early — привыкнуть рано вставать
to be accustomed to hard work — быть приученным к тяжёлому труду
to be accustomed to working hard — иметь обыкновение много работать
to get / grow accustomed to the new place — привыкать к новому месту
This is not the kind of treatment I am accustomed to. — Я не привык к такому обращению.
He can't accustom himself to strict discipline. — Он не может приучить себя к строгой дисциплине.
He was accustomed to sit up late. — Он привык засиживаться допоздна.
Shakespeare has accustomed us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in the same play. — Шекспир сделал для нас привычным соединение комического и трагического в одной пьесе.

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accustom oneself
accustom / habituate oneself
accustom to drinking
grow accustomed
get used / accustomed
get accustomed
get used / accustomed
get accustomed to one's new surroundings
get accustomed to one's new surroundings
get accustomed / used
get accustomed / used
get accustomed
get used / accustomed to smell
get accustomed / used
get accustomed / used

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)accustoming
Past Participle (Participle II)accustomed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I accustomwe accustom
you accustomyou accustom
he/she/it accustomsthey accustom
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am accustomingwe are accustoming
you are accustomingyou are accustoming
he/she/it is accustomingthey are accustoming
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have accustomedwe have accustomed
you have accustomedyou have accustomed
he/she/it has accustomedthey have accustomed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been accustomingwe have been accustoming
you have been accustomingyou have been accustoming
he/she/it has been accustomingthey have been accustoming
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I accustomedwe accustomed
you accustomedyou accustomed
he/she/it accustomedthey accustomed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was accustomingwe were accustoming
you were accustomingyou were accustoming
he/she/it was accustomingthey were accustoming
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had accustomedwe had accustomed
you had accustomedyou had accustomed
he/she/it had accustomedthey had accustomed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been accustomingwe had been accustoming
you had been accustomingyou had been accustoming
he/she/it had been accustomingthey had been accustoming
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will accustomwe shall/will accustom
you will accustomyou will accustom
he/she/it will accustomthey will accustom
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be accustomingwe shall/will be accustoming
you will be accustomingyou will be accustoming
he/she/it will be accustomingthey will be accustoming
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have accustomedwe shall/will have accustomed
you will have accustomedyou will have accustomed
he/she/it will have accustomedthey will have accustomed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been accustomingwe shall/will have been accustoming
you will have been accustomingyou will have been accustoming
he/she/it will have been accustomingthey will have been accustoming
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would accustomwe should/would accustom
you would accustomyou would accustom
he/she/it would accustomthey would accustom
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be accustomingwe should/would be accustoming
you would be accustomingyou would be accustoming
he/she/it would be accustomingthey would be accustoming
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have accustomedwe should/would have accustomed
you would have accustomedyou would have accustomed
he/she/it would have accustomedthey would have accustomed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been accustomingwe should/would have been accustoming
you would have been accustomingyou would have been accustoming
he/she/it would have been accustomingthey would have been accustoming
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am accustomedwe are accustomed
you are accustomedyou are accustomed
he/she/it is accustomedthey are accustomed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being accustomedwe are being accustomed
you are being accustomedyou are being accustomed
he/she/it is being accustomedthey are being accustomed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been accustomedwe have been accustomed
you have been accustomedyou have been accustomed
he/she/it has been accustomedthey have been accustomed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was accustomedwe were accustomed
you were accustomedyou were accustomed
he/she/it was accustomedthey were accustomed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being accustomedwe were being accustomed
you were being accustomedyou were being accustomed
he/she/it was being accustomedthey were being accustomed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been accustomedwe had been accustomed
you had been accustomedyou had been accustomed
he/she/it had been accustomedthey had been accustomed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be accustomedwe shall/will be accustomed
you will be accustomedyou will be accustomed
he/she/it will be accustomedthey will be accustomed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been accustomedwe shall/will have been accustomed
you will have been accustomedyou will have been accustomed
he/she/it will have been accustomedthey will have been accustomed