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English definition of “settle sb in”

settle sb in

verb uk phrasal verb with settle   /ˈset.l̩/ us    /ˈset̬-/
to help someone to become familiar with a new job or a new place where they will be living, working, or staying: The nurse will be with you soon - she's settling a new patient in at the moment.Adapting and attuning to somethingAdapting and modifying Changing
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