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
certain types of verbs are not possible with "used to"
used to like
didn't use to like
remember "now I don't"
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?
did you used to live
A normal past question form?
you used to live
Is this a correct question form?
did you use to live
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.
what time is it?
use not read
is this a correct negative form?
didn't used to read
after "did" the verb must be an infinitive
didn't use to read
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 ..........................
didn't use to have long hair
not used to having short hair
incorrect verb form
used to have short hair
used to have long hair
After school I .............. (which one answer is incorrect)
didn't use to go basketball training
used to go basketball training
would go basketball training
used go basketball training
after "used" what form must we use?
Question 5 Explanation:
The other 3 answers are all grammatically and logically possible.
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