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
used to like
certain types of verbs are not possible with "used to"
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?
did you used to live
A normal past question form?
would you live
Is would possible here?
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.
didn't used to read
after "did" the verb must be an infinitive
what time is it?
didn't use to read
use not read
is this a correct negative form?
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
not used to having short hair
incorrect verb form
used to have long hair
After school I .............. (which one answer is incorrect)
used to go basketball training
didn't use 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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