You can use both used to and would to talk about past habits, but only for states and conditions, not actions. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at the difference between used to and would and how they can be used in English Conversation and writing.
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Here are the example sentences:
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- I would listen to such artists as Wes Montgomery and Joe Pass all the time.
- I would introduce them to many kinds of guitarists and musicians.
- My grandfather would tell us stories about his life in Italy.
- Joe would live in Brooklyn doesn’t work.
- Joe used to live in Brooklyn.
- Where did you use to live?
- Did you use to like Jazz when you were in high school?
- When did you use to go to the gym?
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- Some people say that in the old days, people took a bath just once a year, usually during the month of May. So, in June, people were “fresh” and so lots of people got married at that time..
Today’s listening challenge:
- What did Michael used to do?
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