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    always used to ...............

    Hi all,

    Is it grammatically correct to say,

    for example, when I was a child I always used to be a singer at church but now I sing in a pub

    ??

    Is it okay to add 'always' before used to ......

    Thanks
    Last edited by duiter; 30-May-2010 at 08:44. Reason: it is - is it

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    Re: always used to ...............

    Yes, I do not think that has grammatical problem, but about the meaning it can be correct if you really frequently were going to church in that time!

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    Re: always used to ...............

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Hi all,

    For example, when I was a child I (always)(only) sang at church, but now I sing in a pub.

    What exactly do you want to say?
    Thanks
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    Re: always used to ...............

    Thanks for your reply

    how about these headings ?

    Costar: Heidi Always Used to Talk About Her Stepbrother - The Hills, Heidi Montag : People.com

    always used to.............

    The postman always used to ring twice | Books | The Observer

    Again, always used to.................

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    Re: always used to ...............

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Thanks for your reply

    how about these headings ?

    Costar: Heidi Always Used to Talk About Her Stepbrother - The Hills, Heidi Montag : People.com

    always used to.............

    The postman always used to ring twice | Books | The Observer

    Again, always used to.................
    In the first example, 'always' means 'often'.
    In the second, it is used correctly. It means the postman never only rang once.

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