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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #75196: Habits and used to
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    Habits and used to

    Be used to/get used to/used to

      to be used to + v-ing  means people have already got the habit of doing something.

    We  are both used to challenging each other on line for hours with our favourite game.

    He's not used to most of the software but he has a good  knowledge of English.

      to get used to + v-ing or noun  means that people are starting to have the habit of doing something.

    She's getting used to the extremely cold winter of Siberia. 

    I couldn't get used to sleeping well in my new flat with all the noise from cars on the road.

      Used to + infinitive means that people don't have the habit of doing something anymore.

    Six years ago there used to be a slaughterhouse here, but now there is just a school. 

    When I was a child, I used to go into abandoned houses with my friends. 


     Mind  the interrogative and negative forms:

    Did he use  to go swimming?

    He did not use to go swimming.

     not : did he used / he did not used


     Exercise: Choose the right words.


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    1. He got used a shirt and a tie.

    2. When he was 10 he used swimming a lot.

    3. They aren't used so late in the evening.

    4. She was tired, she did not so hard.

    5. In the Infantry he got used for hours and hours.

    6. We can't get used so hard from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm.

    7. The children used to their grandparents at weekends.

    8. When you retire you'll have to get used to work every day.

    9. I remember the time when she did not so much money.

    10. When you have a baby you'll have to get during the night.

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