01. The office we are using presently is too small to [accommodate] all the personnel we need now that business is doing so well.
02. With people having fewer kids these days, the local school can easily [accommodate] all the children in the area.
03. We were able to find cheap [accommodation] in the heart of Athens, and spent a week there visiting the city.
04. Students visiting the city through the exchange program are [accommodated] in homes of local families.
05. The usual hotels didn't have enough room to [accommodate] all the visitors to the city for the Olympic games, so many private homes rented out rooms.
06. I asked my boss for some time off to help my sick mother, and he was very [accommodating]. In fact, he told me to take all the time I need.
07. The $500 fee includes your flight, hotel [accommodation] and entry to a number of tourist attractions.
08. The government is building temporary [accommodation] for people who lost their homes in the earthquake.
09. Prices for hotel [accommodation] are greatly reduced during the off-season.
10. There is a new hotel in town that offers low-priced [accommodation] for young travelers.
11. Your left lung is smaller than the right to [accommodate] the space taken up by your heart.
12. Creativity allows language to [accommodate] new meanings and messages.
13. After planes were diverted to Newfoundland as a result of the terrorist attacks on the WTC, passengers were given [accommodation] in the private homes of the local population.
14. In Portugal, many historic palaces, convents, and castles have been turned into tourist [accommodations].
15. Houses in the villages of Bhutan tend to be fairly large in order to [accommodate] the extended family.
16. Studies show that 40% of the homeless in Britain became so because parents, relatives or friends were no longer able or willing to [accommodate] them.
17. The chalet we rented for our ski trip [accommodates] up to 10 people, so we can all share and split the cost.
18. The piazza in front of St. Peter's is enormous and can [accommodate] over 250,000 people.
19. We try to [accommodate] all the different needs of our clients by offering a wide variety of services.
20. My boss has been very [accommodating] of my need to spend some time with my new baby.
21. We asked our neighbors if we could cut some branches off their tree in order to get some more light in our yard, but they weren't very [accommodating].
22. Our van can [accommodate] up to seven passengers, plus the driver.
23. Oliver Goldsmith once stated that life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and [accommodations].

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