Enter the terms you wish to watch cartoon in English for children for. Sophie is working closer to home this week. She’s in London and she has a surprise for Oliver and Daisy. As you watch the video, look at the examples of used to.
Then read the conversation below to learn more. Finally, do the grammar exercises to check you understand, and can use, used to. Can you give me some examples? London’s nothing like it used to be! She used to go away on really long trips. So now she doesn’t go away on really long trips? Used to is always for talking about actions or states in the past that are not true now.
The record shop I always used to visit is now a really cool café. I don’t visit the place now. Why can’t you use the past simple? But we use used to to emphasise that the state or action is not true now or does not happen now. The question is formed in a similar way.