English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "adjust"

Jack had difficulty adjusting to life on his own after his wife passed awayIt has taken me a long time to adjust to life in North America.

Jack had difficulty adjusting to life on his own after his wife passed away.

My ski bindings are loose. I think I should adjust them before I go skiing again.

It took her a long time to adjust to the time change after she moved out west.

After a few simple adjustments to the engine, the car was ready to go.

The straps on your knapsack are adjustable, so if they're too tight, we can fix them.

It took me a while to adjust to my new position in the office, but now I'm quite comfortable with it.

I always adjust my rear-view mirror before driving my car.

It can be difficult for young children to adjust to a new school.

We need to adjust our satellite dish a bit because our television reception isn't very good.

Former President Jimmy Carter once said that we all must adjust to changing times, and still hold to unchanging principles.

Indian philosopher Krishnamurti remarked that it is not a sign of health to become well-adjusted to a sick society.

Given enough time to adjust, the human eye can, for a time, see almost as well as an owl's.

Sixty percent of vehicles on the road have headrests that are incorrectly adjusted, according to a recent study.

Before you start the engine of your car, it is important to adjust your seat, headrest, and mirrors.

Nigeria's economic system has had to readjust to falling oil revenues.

An old proverb notes that we cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

Your computer chair should be adjustable, and should provide good back support.

The first stage of adjustment to life in a new culture begins before the travelers even leave home.

Returning to the workforce after 10 years as a housewife was a difficult readjustment for my mother.

This chair automatically adjusts itself to your height.

She readjusted quickly to life in Korea after having lived in the U.S. for a couple of years.

The volume constantly needs readjusting because the music downloads were burned at different levels.

The clock in your computer automatically readjusts for daylight savings time.

We cannot always anticipate the ways in which natural systems will adjust to changes induced by the activities of modern society.

Discussion question: What aspects of your culture do you think foreigners would find difficult to adjust to?

Find someone who has found it difficult to adjust to life in this country.


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