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Used to – exercises

Used to – exercises

Before attempting these exercises, we recommend reading the lesson on ‘Used to’ found here.

Practice

Fill the blanks with the correct form.

 

Used to1. I be fitter, now I can’t even run for 10 minutes.

  • am used to
  • used to
  • use to
Show the answer
used to – a habit, routine or fact that was true in the past but not now.

2. Did she work for the same company as you?

  • getting used to
  • used to
  • use to
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used to – a habit, routine or fact that was true in the past but not now.

3. Are you the long commute to work yet?

  • getting used to
  • use to
  • get used to
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getting used to – become accustomed to something

4. I am not the oldest person at work, but all my workmates are so young these days!

  • used to
  • used to being
  • use to be
Show the answer
used to being – a situation the speaker is not yet accustomed to

5. Did you used to ?

  • smoking
  • smoked
  • smoke
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smoke – the infinitive is used after ‘used to’ to talk about past habits or actions.

6. Are you in New Zealand yet?

  • used to live
  • used to living
  • use to live
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used to living – a question about whether someone has become accustomed to New Zealand.

7. I am far too with my credit card all the time.

  • used to buying
  • used to buy
  • didn’t use to buy
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used to buying – something that the speaker has become (over) accustomed to doing

8. I used TV every evening, but I prefer reading now.

  • to like watching
  • to be watching
  • not watching
Show the answer
to like watching – a habit that the speaker no longer does.

9. My American friend is the time difference between New York and London, so he can’t sleep here properly yet.

  • not used to
  • not use to
  • used to
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not used to – something the person is not yet accustomed to.

10. I saw her everyday because she live next door.

  • use to
  • used to
  • didn’t use to
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used to – a past fact about the person.

 

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