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Differences between Used to and Would

There are two important differences between used to and would.


The first difference is that Would should not be used unless it has already been established that the time frame is in the past, while Used to does not require this.

The second difference between Used to and Would is that Would is not used with stative verbs such as love, be, understand, and feel.

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1. I read a lot of books in my college days.

2. When I was a kid, I often visit my grandmother.

3. She be a store manager, but now she is a doctor.

4. She speak French when she was in Paris.

5. When he was young, Harry get up early.

6. My mom make me do my homework, but now she doesn't.

7. The cat lie on her lap while she was working.

8. A few years ago, they practise cricket over there, but now they don't.

9. I go to my sister's to play chess, but now I don't.

10. He play with his friends in abandoned houses when he was a child.

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