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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #112516: Used to - Be used to - Get used to
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Frequent mistakes | Idioms | Past habits [Change theme]
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    Used to - Be used to - Get used to


    USED  TO  +  base  form   refers  to  a discontinued  habit, something  you  did in  the past   but no  longer  do now.

    I'm not  half  the man  I  used to  be  ( Yesterday  by  the  Beatles).

    When I  was in Cambridge , I  used  to go  to the  pub  every Friday  evening  ( no longer now).

     

     TO  BE   USED  TO  + GERUND    refers  to  something you  are  accustomed to doing. 

     

     TO GET/ GROW  USED TO + GERUND   refers  to  something you   grow  accustomed to  doing. 

     I'm  so used  to  queueing  up  that  I  don't  mind  waiting.

    As  I stayed    with   the  Browns,  I got  used  to loving  their  dogs.

     

     



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    1. When I was living with my English host family I slowly (eat) a cooked breakfast on Saturdays.

    2. See that old building on the hill? it (be) a boarding school for rich girls, now it's a hotel.

    3. Working till midnight does not worry me: I (work) late.

    4. What a miracle! Mark (smoke) a lot but now he's given up completely!

    5. I think I'll never (hear) my next door neighbours' quarrels : I'll move house.

    6. Before I became a vegetarian I (eat) a lot of meat.

    7. After spending six months in England last year, I slowly (drive) on the left.

    8. She (be) beautiful when she was in her prime.

    9. She (wear) sneakers : she always stumbles when she walks in high heels.

    10. Did you (smoke) in bed before giving it up?









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