Accepting the other's norms is submitting to the other's power.
I had an awful experience today, so I'm going to have a beer and go straight to bed.
As such is the case, I am sorry I can't accept your kind invitation.
I leave it in your hands what course of action to take.
She lost her way and on top of that it began to rain.
Will you pick me up at seven tomorrow morning?
When he retired, his son took over the business.
I'm very sorry, we can't accept your request.