adapting your own book is like performing open-heart surgery on your own child.
Some of this is just a natural part of adapting to the natural climate change that is happening in the Arctic.
In fact, Planned Parenthood is moving ahead and adapting to cope with the more stringent regulations.
She has also been adapting books for the screen and “playing around with making short films.”
Paul Thomas Anderson, director of Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood, has taken on the task of adapting Vice for the screen.
The carriers were doing a certain work, which required brisk movements, and were adapting the song and the refrain to them.
Very well, we of Genoa and Texcoco are adapting to the present situation.
It was a tribute to her power of adapting herself to her environment.
Nor were the dogs long in adapting themselves to the changed conditions.
He also succeeded experimentally in adapting his engine to a road carriage.
early 15c. (implied in adapted) "to fit (something, for some purpose)," from Middle French adapter (14c.), from Latin adaptare "adjust," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aptare "join," from aptus "fitted" (see apt). Meaning "to undergo modification so as to fit new circumstances" (intransitive) is from 1956. Related: Adapting.