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Use(d) to Worksheet

a) Sort these examples of "use(d) to" into three groups.
b) Briefly explain the difference between each group under "reason".

1 He used to live in Bangkok.
2 I'm not used to driving on the right.
3 I'll never get used to this language.
4 Children used to work harder.
5 I'm not really used to eating so late in the evening.
6 He used to smoke more than I do today.
7 They didn't use to watch so much television.
8 It will take time to get used to the new government.
9 His hand still hurts but he's getting used to it now.
10 Have you got used to working abroad yet?

Group 1 (reason):
 
 
 
 

Group 2 (reason):
 
 
 
 

Group 3 (reason):
 
 
 
 

Use(d) to Answers

a) Sort these examples of "use(d) to" into three groups.
b) Briefly explain the difference between each group under "reason".

1 He used to live in Bangkok.
2 I'm not used to driving on the right.
3 I'll never get used to this language.
4 Children used to work harder.
5 I'm not really used to eating so late in the evening.
6 He used to smoke more than I do today.
7 They didn't use to watch so much television.
8 It will take time to get used to the new government.
9 His hand still hurts but he's getting used to it now.
10 Have you got used to working abroad yet?

Group 1 (reason): past habit
He used to live in Bangkok.
Children used to work harder.
He used to smoke more than I do today.
They didn't use to watch so much television.

Group 2 (reason): be accustomed to
I'm not used to driving on the right.
I'm not really used to eating so late in the evening.
 
 

Group 3 (reason): become accustomed to
I'll never get used to this language.
It will take time to get used to the new government.
His hand still hurts but he's getting used to it now.
Have you got (BrE) / gotten (AmE) used to working abroad yet?