5 Mayıs 2013 Pazar

Used to Örnek Cümleler


USED TO
A. Şu örneğe bakalım.
Dennis stopped smoking two years ago. He doesn't smoke any more.
But he used to smoke.
He used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day.
'He used to smoke' = Geçmişte bir sure sigara içti ama artık içmiyor.

B. 'Something used to happen' = Birşey geçmişte düzenli olarak oldu ama artık olmuyor:
* I used to play tennis a lot but I don't play very often now.
* Diane used to travel a lot. These days she doesn't go away so often.
* 'Do you go to the cinema very often?' 'Not now, but I used to.' (= I used to go ...)

Ayrıca “used to...” yu eskiden doğru, geçerli olan ama artık olmayan şeyler için de kullanırız:
* This building is now a furniture shop. It used to be a cinema.
* I used to think he was unfriendly but now I realize he's a very nice person.
* I've started drinking coffee recently. I never used to like it before.
* Janet used to have very long hair when she was a child.

C. Normal soru şekli “Did (you) use to ...? biçimindedir:
* Did you use to eat a lot of sweets when you were a child?
Olumsuz biçimi “didn't use to ...” şeklindedir:
* I didn't use to like him.

A. Complete these sentences with use(d) to.
1. Dennis gave up smoking two years ago. He used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day.
2. Liz ……………………ride a motorbike, but last year she sold it and bought a car.
3. They came to live in Niğde a few years ago. They ……………… live in Kayseri.
4. I rarely eat ice cream now but I …………………………eat it when I was a child.
5. Jim ………………………………be my best friend but we aren't friends any longer.
6. It only takes me about 40 minutes to get to work since the new road was opened.                                                 
    It ……………………………………………  take more than an hour.
7. There ……………be a hotel opposite the station but it closed a long time ago
8. When you lived in Ankara, …………………….… go to the theatre very often?

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