Used to

It used only in past.


  • We were used to the sunny weather of the coast.
  • I am not used to travelling by plane.
  • I used to walk to school.

Getting used to

To get used to something means to become accustomed to it. 'Used to' is followed either by a noun or by a verb ending in -ing.


  • I was getting used to working with Michael.
  • She is getting used to waking up early for her new job.
  • He is getting used to walking.

would,could, should, might, must

Modal verbs are a type of auxiliary verb which express the mood of another verb. They are used to express ideas such as possibility, prediction, speculation, deduction and necessity.



  • I told you that I WOULD see you tomorrow.
  • If he had time, he WOULD do the homework.


  • Charlie could swim when he was four years old.
  • Could I use your phone please?


  • You should take an umbrella in case it rains.
  • I've revised so I should be ready for the test.


  • We might win a prize but I doubt it.
  • The President said he might come.


  • Fish MUST live in water.
  • He MUST take this medicine

Simple fact

  • She is always talking about my boyfriend.
  • My uncle teaches karate.
  • He's always angering with everybody.
  • My math teacher sometimes is nice.

Someone's typical behavior

  • Every morning I brush my teeth
  • My dog every night wants eat.

Past with used to + infinitive

  • When I was a child, we used to on vacation to Florida.
  • He used to  live in a large house.
  • We used to go there every year.

Modals with certain or possible

  • They must have arrived.
  • They might come later.
  • They could have arrived hours ago.

Have + past participle

  • Carla has worked here for five years.
  • Olga has promised to help me.
  • I have called you several times this week.

Firstly, Finally, Basically, Another thing, as far as, suppose, anyway

  • Firstly, watching TV every day is bad for your eyes. Second, watching TV is really a waste of time.
  • Finally, you can put some milk into the cup, and your “cuppa” is ready! Enjoy!
  • Basically, public key cryptography requires access to users ' public keys.
  • Another thing is that would be a tax on people who are less well off.
  • As far as I'm concerned, people should be allowed to eatwhat they want.
  • I suppose the problem is that we don't know what's in these burges.
  • Anyway, as I was saying.

Methaphors and idioms with -hands, heart, legs, head

  • Can you give me a hand with this car.
  • We had a heart-to-heart talk, and things are much clearer now.
  • My daughter has a very good head for business.

Synonymus of: Concerned, loathed, describe, buddies, unfortune

Concerned: interested

loathed: hate.

describe: relate.

Buddies: Friends.

unfortunate: unlucky

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