Grammar Exercise



Complete the sentences with the correct form of 'used' + the verb.
Ex: 1) Tom_______ (take) the bus..  → Tom used to take the bus .
2) Sue isn't  _______(drink) tea. → Sue isn't  used to drinking ...
(The answers are at the end of the page.)

1. My grandmother _______________ (write) by hand, but not now.
2. Bob is very busy now.  He _________________(not be) so busy.
3. It's my first job.  I'll have ________________(work) regular hours.
4. Before going to England Tom   ______________ (drive) on the left.
5. As a boy Max  _____________ (ride) a bicycle to school.
6. They find our food tasteless.  They _______________ (eat) spicy food.
7. Computers _________ (be) expensive.  Now the prices have dropped.
8. English is used a lot in business.  We ______________ (speak) it..
9. As a child I ____________ (spend) a lot of time with my grandparents.
10.I thought I would never ______________________ (live) in New York.

 Answers :
1. used to write  | 2. didn't use to be  | 3. to get used to working 
4. wasn't used to driving | 5. used to ride | 6. are used to eating | 7. used to be 
8. are used to speaking  | 9. used to spend  | 10. get used to living 

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