used to vs used to do
- Used to can be used as an adjective and we use it to talk about things that have become familiar, and are no longer strange or new.For example: "I am used to mistakes now."You can also be used to doing something.For example: "I am used to making mistakes now."Used to do - If we say something used to happen we are talking about repeated events and actions in the past, usually things that happened a long time ago and are now finished.For example: "I used to smoke."
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used to — W2S1 [ˈju:st tu:] modal v 1.) if something used to happen, it happened regularly or all the time in the past, but does not happen now ▪ He used to go to our school. ▪ We re eating out more often than we used to. did not use to do sth ▪ You didn t … Dictionary of contemporary English
used to — used to1 [ just tu ] modal verb *** Used to is usually followed by an infinitive: We used to swim in the river. But sometimes the following infinitive is left out: I don t play golf now, but I used to. Used to only exists as a past tense.… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Used — may refer to:*Used good, goods of any type that have been used before *Used (Huesca), a village in Huesca, Aragon, Spain *Used, Zaragoza, a town in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain *Used (song), a song by Rocket from the Crypt from their 1995 album Scream … Wikipedia
used — [juːzd] adjective used car/clothes etc cars, clothes etc that have had one or more previous owners; = pre owned AmE; SECOND HAND * * * used UK US /juːzd/ adjective ► COMMERCE used goods, cars, etc. have belonged to someone else and are not new… … Financial and business terms
Used Songs 1973–1980 — Used Songs 1973–1980 … Википедия
used-car salesman — [used car salesman] noun (pl men)(BrE) a man whose job is selling car … Useful english dictionary
Used future — is a literary concept of modern science fiction. It represents a future wherein the environment and materials look old and used as opposed to everything being shiny and new in appearance.The term was coined by George Lucas when referring to the… … Wikipedia
used — [ juzd ] adjective *** 1. ) owned by someone else before you: SECOND HAND: a used car salesman 2. ) no longer completely clean because of having been used: a used towel … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
used — (adj.) second hand, 1590s, pp. adjective from USE (Cf. use) (v.). To be used to вЂњaccustomed, familiarвЂќ is recorded by 1520s. Verbal phrase used to formerly did or was (as in I used to love her) represents a construction attested from c.1300,… … Etymology dictionary
used to something — used to (something/doing something) familiar with something. He s used to beginning without me because I m almost always late. His clothes and manners show he s used to being a celebrity. It s not easy getting used to cold weather if you ve been… … New idioms dictionary