used to

used to modal verb பழக்கப்பட்ட, வழக்கமாக

words that tell us about something that happened often or that was true in the past:

  • She used to smoke when she was young.
  • I used to be afraid of dogs, but now I like them.

To form questions we use did with use to: Did she use to smoke when she was young? We form negatives with didn’t use to: I didn’t use to like fish, but I do now.

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