1. He used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, but he quit last year.
2. We didn't use to go away on holiday very often when I was young.
3. Did you use to live here?
Getting used to
1. With this new job I am getting used to traveling a lot.
2. Many families have trouble getting used to the role changes that result.
3. Getting used to pluralistic structures, which also generate insecurity because of their variety and diversity, implies a long-term evolution.
1. Would you be happy if you were to get married?
2. I would have done things differently if I had known then what I know now.
3. I would travel around the world if Iwon the lottery.
1. You could pass the test if you studied.
2. Could you help me?
3. I couldn't sleep last night.
1. I should call my parents more often.
2. Should we leave a tip?
3. You shouldn't work so hard.
1. I would bring an umbrella, it might rain later.
2. It might be better to finish this now, rather than wait until tomorrow.
1. It must be difficult to learn a new language as an adult.
2. When must we meet you?
3. You mustn't drink and drive.
1. We used to go to school together.
2. We used to sit next to each other.
Attitude about someone else's habit
1. I am scared of spiders.
2. I will avoid spiders and scream if I see one.
3. I believe spiders are dangerous.
1. Someone switched the fire alarm on at 3.00 in the morning !
2. If someone is anemic this can cause excessive alopecia.
Past with used to + infinitive
1. She used to be a long distance runner when she was younger.
2. I used to eat meat but I became a vegetarian 5 years ago.
Modals with certain or possible
1. It’s ten o’clock. They might have arrived now.
2. If we don’t hurry we could be late.
Have + Past participle
1. You have seen that movie many times.
2. I still haven't found my keys.
3. Have you read the book yet?
1. Firstly, for those of you wondering, this is a little sad.
1. Finally, Mike and Duncan performed a blues, with drum accompaniment.
1. Basically she had what would have been called a candida problem.
1. Another thing is that this is real.
As far as
1. As far as I know, this problem is quite common.
1. I suppose the problem is that you don't study for the exam.
1. Anyway , as my grandmother "prevent worth more regret that".
Metaphors and idioms
* We shook hands and introduced ourselves.
* I know she shouts a lot, but she's reallygot a heart of gold.
* I couldn't run, my legs were jelly.
* She's so smart. She's heading for great things in life.