Cover of the textbook English Grammar in Use

The key answer of exercise 18.4

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. Begin I used to ... (I used to be / work / like / play etc.)

Now begin with I didn't use to ... .


  1. I used to live in a small village, but now I live in a city.
  2. I used to play tennis a lot, but I don't play any more.
  3. I used to be a vegetarian, but now I 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.