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PostSubject: Exercises on Used to   Sun 19 Feb - 15:43

For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer.

1. When I lived in Spain, we ___________really late at night, maybe 10 or 11 o'clock.
a. were used to eat
b. ate
c. used to eat
d. would eat
2. Did you see the Prime Minister’s speech? He ________ about debt relief in developing countries.
a. speak
b. spoke
c. spoken
d. used to speak
3. I remember our trips to the seaside when I was a little boy, we ________ all day playing in the sea.
a. would spend
b. used to spend
c. spended
d. spent
4. When Guillaume lived in France he ________ 20 cigarettes a day.
a. used to smoke
b. used to smoking
c. was used to smoke
d. used to smoked
5. “First I found living in the city very stressful, but now I guess ___________.”
a. I'm used to it
b. I'm accustomed to it
c. I'm familiar with it
d. I used to
6. Jean ________ his new job last week, he's working in the new call centre downtown.
a. used to start
b. would start
c. started
d. had started

Re-order the words to make sentences.

1. gym she to to the go regularly used …………………………………………………………..
2. forty used cigarettes a he day smoke to …………………………………………………………..
3. used travel to a I lot …………………………………………………………..
4. London country but used she to in now she live lives in the …………………………………………………………..
5. used this to building be hotel a …………………………………………………………..
6. every I to run day when I younger was used …………………………………………………………..
7. it didn’t was then we use to have a car difficult because …………………………………………………………..
8. railway there to a station near be here used …………………………………………………………..
9. I earlier to get do up much used I now than …………………………………………………………..
10. unhealthy people to a used very diet have …………………………………………………………..

Fill the gaps using an appropriate verb.

1. When she was younger she used to ____________ long hair.
2. I used to ____________a lot more coffee than I do now.
3. I used to ____________ a lot of travelling but I don’t do much now.
4. She used to ____________ a lot of money on clothes.
5. This building used to ____________ a cinema.
6. I used to ____________ TV every evening but I rarely watch it these days.
7. There never used to ____________ so many soaps of television.
8. I used to really ____________ listening to music.
9. He used to ____________ a lot of beer.
10. The franc used to ____________ the currency in France.

Make sentences using the key words

1. when/young/she/play/tennis …………………………………………………………..
2. he/be/professional/footballer …………………………………………………………..
3. they/live/in a caravan …………………………………………………………..
4. this town/be/important port …………………………………………………………..
5. people/use/typewriters to write letters …………………………………………………………..
6. 50 years ago/there/be/a lot of factories here …………………………………………………………..
7. I/play/piano …………………………………………………………..
8. he/ride/motorbike …………………………………………………………..
9. she/speak/fluent Spanish …………………………………………………………..
10. when/younger/I/cycle/to work …………………………………………………………..

Complete the sentences.

1. She lives in London now but ___________________________ in Paris.
2. He’s a teacher now but ___________________________ an engineer.
3. They’ve retired now but ___________________________ in a factory.
4. This building’s a school now but ___________________________ a hotel.
5. People in Germany use the euro now but ______________________ the Deutschmark.
6. She works in a bookshop now but ___________________________ her own business.
7. We buy all our food in the supermarket now but ______________ in the village shop.
8. There aren’t any pubs in this village now but ___________________________ five.
9. I usually walk to work now but ___________________________ the bus.
10. I like bananas now but ___________________________ them.


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PostSubject: Re: Exercises on Used to   Sat 22 Apr - 12:02

tongue
used to eat
used to spaek
used to spend
used to smoke
used to guess
used to start
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PostSubject: Re: Exercises on Used to   Sun 23 Apr - 16:29

used to eat cheers Correct
used to spaek pale Not correct
used to spend cheers Correct
used to smoke cheers Correct
used to guess pale Not correct
used to start pale Not corect


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PostSubject: Re: Exercises on Used to   Mon 1 May - 16:24

Hi
he spoke
I am familiar with it
started
bye lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Exercises on Used to   Mon 1 May - 16:32

nermine wrote:
Hi
he spoke cheers
I am familiar with it No
started cheers
bye lol!
Good try cheers

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