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Used to do
We use 'used to' for something that happened regularly in the past but no longer happens.
* I used to smoke a packet a day but I stopped two years ago.
* Ben used to travel a lotin his job but now, since his promotion, he doesn't.
* I used to drive to work but now I take the bus.
We also use it for something that was true but  no longer is.
* There used to be acinema in the town but now there isn't.
* She used to have really long hair but she's had it all cut off.
* I didn't use to like him but now I do.
'Used to do' is different from 'to be usedto doing' and 'to get used to doing'
to be used to doing
We use 'to be used to doing' to say that something is normal, not unusual.
* I'm used to living on my own. I've done it for quite a longtime.
* Hans has lived in England for over a year so he is used to driving on the left now.
* They've always lived in hot countries so they aren't used to the cold weather here.
to getused to doing
We use 'to get used to doing' to talk about the process of something becoming normal for us.
* I didn't understand the accent when I first moved here but I quickly got used to it.* She has started working nights and is still getting used to sleeping during the day.
* I have always lived in the country but now I'm beginning to get used to living in the city.

I USED TOEAT A LOT OF CHOCOLATE
NOW I’M ON A DIET

PAUL USED TO WORK IN LONDON BUT
NOW HE WORKS IN SHEFFIELD

HE USED TO TAKE THE TRAIN TO WORK BUT
NOW HE DRIVES

WHEN I WAS YOUNGER, I DIDN’T USETO EAT CHEESE
BUT NOW I EAT A LOT

WHEN I LIVED IN THE CITY
I OFTEN USED TO GO TO THE THEATRE

THEY USED TO GO TO A VERY TRADITIONAL SCHOOL
WHERE THEY WORE A UNIFORM

I USED TO REALLY ENJOYHIS COMPANY BUT
NOW I FIND HIM A BIT BORING

SHE USED TO PLAY THE PIANO BUT
NOW SHE PLAYS THE GUITAR

WE USED TO GO TO THE BEACH TO OUR HOLIDAYS
WHEN WE WERE CHILDREN

HE USED TO HAVE A...
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