USED TO, BE USED TO, GET USED TO
It expresses that a particular thing always happened in the past, but it does not happen anymore.
- I used to live in Dublin.
- She used to study French at school.
We use this form as any other verb in Past Simple:
- Did you use to swim regularly?
- Yes, I used to go swimming everyday.
- No, I didn’t use to swim.
Be used to, get used to
1.Be used to is used to express something you are familiar with or you normally do.
- I‘m used to working long hours.
- Peter is used to getting up very early. He always gets up at 6am.
2.Get used shows that something is in the process of becoming normal.
- He doesn’t like that job, he is getting used to it.
- She got used to living in China after 2 years.
These two forms are followed by either a noun or a -ING form (gerund):