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Good old days…

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Remember my post on past habits? Watch this video and practice:

Written by ElenaBen

May 8, 2008 at 8:02 pm

I used to know how to explain this in a funny way…but I forgot

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..so the only thing I can tell you about ‘used to’ and/vs ‘would’ in order to express past habits is: JUST PRACTICE, hehe.

Well, I did explain the usage in class, i.e. when we can use ‘would’ and ‘used to’, etc. So tell me, can I say:

  1. “We would be very tired after school”?
  2. “I would have a blue budgie called ‘Azulito'”?
  3. “My father would pick me up at school”?

Written by ElenaBen

April 8, 2008 at 11:12 am