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Thread: accommodating?

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    "I am invisible when I run, so 'accommodating and alive' is my motto...whenever you come to an intersection and cross a street, assume that the driver cannot see you, even if you make eye contact..."

    What does "accommodating" mean in this sense?

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    Re: accommodating?

    It means you change to fit for specific situations.
    I can not infer from the text what in fact the writer means by his/her motto, but I am sure 'accommodating' is used in this sense there.
    Best wishes

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    Re: accommodating?

    If you are accommodating, you accept others and make allowances, so the person will always allow for the other drivers' incompetence and be prepared to give way.


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