Used to/Be used to/Get used to/Would

Used to/Be used to/Get used to/Would

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Receptionists, over 23, required to work in a five-star hotel. If you used to work on the similar position and have excellent people skills this is a job for you. You will have to get used to work under pressure. 
 
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used to – używamy, gdy ktoś miał zwyczaj robić coś w przeszłości, np. He used to jog every morning. They used to live in London.

Konstrukcja:

podmiot+used to+bezokolicznik+reszta 

be used to – być przyzwyczajonym do, np. She is used to getting up early. We aren’t used to being critised.

Konstrukcja:

podmiot+be (w odpowiednim czasie i formie)+used to+gerund 

get used to – przyzwyczaić się do czegoś, np. Eventually, I got used to his weird habits.

Konstrukcja:

podmiot+get (w odpowiednim czasie)+used to+gerund 

would - używamy, gdy ktoś miał zwyczaj robić coś w przeszłości, ale UWAGA, nie można stosować ‘would’ przy opisywaniu stanów:

He used to study in Warsaw.

He would study in Warsaw.

They used to go fishing every Sunday.

They would go fishing every Sunday. 

Exercise: 

Choose the correct answer: 

  1. She .................... to have short, dark hair, but now she looks completely different. 
    a) is used               b) used             c) got used
  2. I have never worked overtime before, but I ........................... to it. 
    a) will get used     b) will used      c) used to
  3. I am so tired because I .......................... to hard work. 
    a) am not used      b) used not       c) got used to
  4. This woman ........................ teach us Maths. 
    a) was used to       b) used to         c) would use
  5. We ..................... eat out on Saturdays. 
    a) got used            b) would           c) were used

 

Key: 1. b 2. a 3. a 4. b 5. b