Sunday, 23 July 2017

Uses of Used to

Uses of Used to


'Used to' as a Modal is used
1.For a state of things in the Past
Example
There used to be a big tree many years ago.
2.For Habit or Repeated action of Past
Example
I used to play cricket when I was young.


Let’s see what we have learnt

1.         __________ he live long!                                2.         One __________ work or starve.
3.         A rat __________ not eat a cat.                       4.         Every body ______ love his country.
5.         We __________ obey our elders.        6.         This cloth __________ washing.
7.         I am sure she __________ pass.                      8.         He __________ oppose his wife.
9.         It __________ rain tomorrow.             10.       She __________ sit in the last row.
11.       Be careful lest you __________ fail.  12.       You __________ worry about this.
13.       You _________ to have good manners.          14.       We __________ obey our parents.
15.       I thought he __________ be at home. 16.       Last year she __________ wear the
                                                                                    same coat for one month.
17.       She said that she ____ carry my books.           18.       He __________ not speak so rudely.
19.       We ______ make all kinds of mistakes.          20.       You _______ have finished it by now.


Check yourself here  

1. May, 2. must, 3. can, 4. should, 5. ought to/should, 6. neednot, 7. will,
8. darenot, 9. may, 10. used to, 11. should, 12. need not, 13. ought, 14. ought to, 15. might,
16. would, 17. would, 18. should, 19. can, 20. must.