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    #1

    get oneself acclimated

    How legitimate is the expression "get oneself acclimated"? I know one can say "get acclimated" or "acclimate oneself," but I'm not sure whether "get oneself acclimated" is proper English.

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    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Yes. In the UK they say acclimatise.

    It'll take some time for them to become acclimatised (UK) / acclimated (US) to this new house.
    Last edited by Offroad; 08-Dec-2009 at 02:39.

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    #3

    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Yes. In the UK they say acclimatise.

    It'll take some time for them to become acclimatised (UK) / acclimated (US) to this new house.
    I think most Americans would still say acclimatized.
    I've never heard of 'acclimated' used in a real context.

    Yes, you can say "get oneself acclimatized" but it sounds very informal for "become acclimatized".

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    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Hi All...

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    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I think most Americans would still say acclimatized.
    I've never heard of 'acclimated' used in a real context.

    Yes, you can say "get oneself acclimatized" but it sounds very informal for "become acclimatized".
    Hi, Raymott!

    I'm afraid I have to disagree with you on this one, my friend! Most Americans would say 'acclimated' rather than 'acclimatized'. "Once you get acclimated to your new home I'll stop by for a cup of coffee!"

    Cheers,
    Amigo

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    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Hi, Raymott!

    I'm afraid I have to disagree with you on this one, my friend! Most Americans would say 'acclimated' rather than 'acclimatized'. "Once you get acclimated to your new home I'll stop by for a cup of coffee!"

    Cheers,
    Amigo
    OK, if you say so.

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    #7

    Re: get oneself acclimated

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    OK, if you say so.
    You are much too agreeable, mate!!!!!

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