Used to vs. Would
We can use “used to” talk about people’s habits in the past
Positive: Used To
- I used to play soccer when I was a kid.
- You used to run every day when you were in highschool.
- She used to watch TV when she wasn’t working.
- He used to sing songs in the bathroom
- We used to study more often when we were in the university
- They used to be good kids when they were in school
Negative: Didn’t use to
- I didn’t use to play soccer when I was a kid.
- You didn’t use to make crafts when you were a kid.
- She didn’t use to do that when she was my student.
- He didn’t use to run very often when he was here
- We didn’t use to study more often
- They didn’t use to play very often
Questions: Did you use to?
- Did I use to run around here?
- Did you use to live here?
- Didn’t he use to smoke a lot?
- Didn’t she use to study a lot?
- Did we use to come here when we were kids?
- Did they use to go to the beach in the summer?
Used to vs. Would
We can use “would” to describe past habits
- Before internet people would send letters to each other.
- When I was at school I would get up before everyone else in our house.
To Be Used to
To be Used is used when you want to say that you are accostumed to do something
- I am used to speaking in English at work
- You are used to living in these conditions
- She is used to commuting to work every day
- He is used to doing 100 push-ups every day
- They are used to this kind of entertainment
- We are used to driving in highways
- Are you used to eating Sushi?
- is she used to commuting to work every day?
- Is he used to doing 100 push-ups every day?
- Are they used to this kind of entertainment?
Get Used to
Get used means becoming familiar with a situation
- I am getting used to eating cereal in the morning
- She is getting used to speaking English
- I can’t get used to Sushi
- I will never get used to speaking English