‘Used to + Infinitive’ :
We use the expression used to + infinitive to talk about past habits or states that are not true now
- I used to have dark hair (but now I don’t have it)
- Mark used to smoke (but now he doesn’t do that)
- They used to live in
USA(but now they live in Germany)
Watch out! When you want to make a question or negative meaning ‘used’ changes into ‘use’:
- Did you use to be a doctor?
- Did he use to live in Germany?
- She didn’t use to smoke
- I didn’t use to live abroad
‘Be used to + Ving/noun‘:
We use the expression be used to + Ving/noun to talk about past habits, states or things which feel normal for us or things that we are accustomed to:
- I am used to getting up early
- I am used to bad weather
- I am used to doing homework after school
In this case, when we want to make negative or question
- He isn’t used to driving so fast
- They aren’t used to living in the USA
- I’m not used to walking a lot
‘Get used to + Ving/noun‘:
We can use ‘Get used to + Ving/noun‘ to talk about the change of not normal to normal or become accustomed to (doing) sth (adapt to sth):
- It`s hard for me to get used to my new job.
- I can`t get used to waking up early.
- I get used to running in the morning
For REPEATED ACTIONS you may say would instead of used to:
When I was a kid, we USED TO go to the seaside every summer. – When I was a kid, we WOULD go to the seaside every summer.