USUALLY, USED TO, DIDN’T
USE TO, GET USED TO…..
USED TO/DIDN’T USE TO+INFINITIVE
 FOR PAST HABITS
AND REPEATED
ACTIONS
I used to drink 15 to 20 cups of
coffee.
I used to wake up at 4.00 a.m
I used to go to the gym every
day.
 FOR PAST SITUATIONS
OR STATES THAT HAVE
CHANGED
I used to be a complete coffee
addict.Now I just drink water.
I didn’t use to feel 100% after
drinking so much coffee. Now I am
healthy.
USED TO
QUESTION FORM
NEGATIVE FORM
 DID YOU USE TO GET
 I DIDN’T USE TO GET
UP EARLY?
 Yes, I did
 No, I didn’t
UP EARLY
USUALLY
PRESENT HABITS
 USED TO doesn´t
exist in the present
tense.
 USUALLY+Present
Simple.
 I usually get up at 7
 I use to live in Madrid
o´clock
BE USED TO /
GET USEDTO+VERB+ING/NOUN
BE USED TO
+VERB+ING/NOUN
FOR A SITUATION THAT IS
(N’T) /WAS (N’T)FAMILIAR,
WHICHYOUARE/WERE(N’
T) ACCUSTOMED TO
I’m used to living alone
I’m not used to my
new job
GET USED
TO+VERB+ING/NOUN
FOR SOMETHING THAT YOU
HAVE TO ADAPT TO
 I’m still getting used
to my new job.
EXERCISES
Translate the following sentences into English:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Hace unos años no salíamos de noche.
Me he acostumbrado a vivir sin cafeína.
Había una cafetería en esa esquina.
Suelo coger el tren de las 8.
Mi padre fumaba pero ahora no.
Peter no estaba tan gordo.
Todavía me estoy acostumbrando/adaptando a vivir en el campo.
ANSWERS
1 Hace unos años no salíamos de noche.
A few years ago we didn’t use to go out at night.
2 Me he acostumbrado a vivir sin cafeína.
I’ve got used to living without caffeine
3 Había una cafetería en esa esquina.
There used to be a café on the corner.
4 Suelo coger el tren de las 8.
I usually catch the 8 o’clock train.
5 Mi padre fumaba pero ahora no.
My father used to smoke but now he doesn´t
6 Peter no estaba tan gordo.
Peter didn´t use to be so fat.
7 Todavía me estoy acostumbrando a vivir en el campo.
I’m still getting used to living in the countryside.
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