- The new students are very slow to adapt to the rules.
- The author is going to adapt his play for television.
- Its uncomplicated set of sensible and readily adaptable rules allows the contestants to play as complex a game as they wish. The option of not scoring means very young children can play a non-competitive game with adults.
- One should adapt oneself to the changed conditions.
- It's Bill's wife who really rules the roost in that family.