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    aleksije is offline Newbie
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    Default Used to for past habits

    Hello. I hope you'll help me because I'm in the quandary about using construction used to +verb. I know we use it for past habits, for things and states that were true in the past, but they aren't true anymore. But, let's take this sentence for example:
    "I didn't use to play with dolls when I was a little girl." Does this sentence necessarily mean that I play with dolls now?
    And how should I put it if I still don't play with dolls? I suppose: "I have never played with dolls." would be the only correct option, or maybe not?
    Thanks in advance on your reply
    P.S. Please, feel free to correct any mistakes in my posts

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    Default Re: Used to for past habits

    Welcome to the forums, aleksije. There are very few mistakes in your post. Well done!

    Quote Originally Posted by aleksije View Post
    I hope you'll help me because I'm in a quandary about using the construction 'used to' +verb.

    "I didn't use to play with dolls when I was a little girl." Does this sentence necessarily mean that I play with dolls now? No. It's a simple past tense statement.

    And how should I put it if I still don't play with dolls? I suppose: "I have never played with dolls." would be the only correct option, or maybe not? Yes! That's correct.

    Thanks in advance for your reply. Unnecessary. Just click on the Like button when you receive a helpful answer.
    Rover

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