Used to + infinitive for past habits
Used to + infinitive or would?
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When I was at school, I ................. chocolate. Now I don't
didn't use to like
remember "now I don't"
certain types of verbs are not possible with "used to"
used to like
Question 1 Explanation:
A past habit that is not true now
Where ......(you/live)........ before you came to London?
would you live
Is would possible here?
you used to live
Is this a correct question form?
did you use to live
did you used to live
A normal past question form?
Question 2 Explanation:
Correct: the question form of used to + infinitive is: did + subject + infinitive
I ..........(not/read) a lot of books when I was a child.
didn't use to read
use not read
is this a correct negative form?
what time is it?
didn't used to read
after "did" the verb must be an infinitive
Question 3 Explanation:
Correct, the negative of "used to" is the normal negative of past simple verbs: did + not + infinitive form of verb
I like having short hair but when I was at university I ..........................
used to have short hair
didn't use to have long hair
used to have long hair
not used to having short hair
incorrect verb form
After school I .............. (which one answer is incorrect)
would go basketball training
used go basketball training
after "used" what form must we use?
didn't use to go basketball training
used to go basketball training
Question 5 Explanation:
The other 3 answers are all grammatically and logically possible.
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