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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #38460: Used to
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    Used to

    USED  TO

    I) USES


    a) Repeated actions which are no longer done:

               I used to watch a lot of TV.    (Now I don't watch much TV.)

               Sarah used to get up at six.     (Now she gets up later.)

    b) things in the past which are no longer true:

               There used to be fields where those houses are now.

               Sarah used to have long hair.



    a) "used to" can only be used in the past.
    For present actions, we use the present tense:

               Sarah walks four kilometres each morning.

    b) Questions & negative sentences:

            did + use to  (use sans "d")

               Did you use to go skiing when you were young?

               Sarah didn't use to go skiing when she was young.

               Didn't Sarah use to go skiing when she was young?

     "used to" + infinitive

    Choose the right form.

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    My friends in the country but now they live in a big city.

    Sonia has changed. She blond hair.

    Didn't Peter when he was young?

    No, but now twice a week

    When I was young I a kilt.

    The children to school,

    but now they don't want to walk anymore, they the bus

    (Ptolemy 2nd century AD) Why that the world was flat?
    Because it is how it looks.
    People thought Christopher Columbus would take his ship over the edge of the Earth if he continued sailing to the west.

    to be stars? The night sky is fading.
    A lot of people no longer can see the Milky Way because of street lights.

    when mobile phones were used just for making calls. Those days are long gone.

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