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    Are these sentences correct?
    1. I usually go out every night, but I'm studying a lot at the moment, so I'm only going out on weekends until my exams are finished.
    2. When I was younger, my family would always go to the beach in summer. We had/would have some great beach parties!

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    Default Re: Are these sentences correct?

    I see nothing wrong with them.

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    Default Re: Are these sentences correct?

    I'd use 'used to' here.

    I used to go out every night

    We used to have great beach parties

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    Default Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    I'd use 'used to' here.

    I used to go out every night

    We used to have great beach parties
    "I used to go out every night" would work if the person didn't do that activity anymore, nut he plans to resume doing it again, so I think "usually" fits better here.

    You could use "used to" for the second one, but that would not (IMHO) be an improvement.

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    Default Re: Are these sentences correct?

    How about;
    When I was younger, my family always went to the beach in the summer. We had some great beach parties!

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    Default Re: Are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    How about;
    When I was younger, my family always went to the beach in the summer. We had some great beach parties!
    That looks fine to me.

    (Darn! I've been missing out on some great parties.)

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