Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 18.3

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 18 - Used to (do) for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Write sentences about yourself like the examples. Begin I used to … (I used to be / work / like / play / read etc.).

Now begin with I didn’t use to … .


  1. I used to live in a small village, but now I live in London.
  2. I used to play tennis a lot, but I don’t play any more.
  3.  I used to be a vegetarian, but now 1 eat meat sometimes. 
  4. I used to watch TV a lot, but I don't watch it much now. 
  5. I used to hate getting up early, but now it's no problem. 
  6. I didn’t use to read a lot, but I do now.
  7. I didn't use to drink coffee, but I drink it every day now. 
  8. I didn't use to like hot weather, but now I love it.