HELPFUL HINTS – FALSE FRIENDS

accommodate

accommodate = to provide room or space for a particular number of people or things; to give someone a place to stay, work, sleep, etc.

The new stadium can accommodate 55,600 people, with an expansion potential up to 63,000 seats.

We can accommodate you until you find a place to stay.

N.B. accommodate (yourself) – come in / sit down

* Please accommodate yourself, Mr Wilkinson. The doctor will be with you in a few minutes.

> Please sit down, Mr Wilkinson. The doctor will be with you in a few minutes.

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