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    #1

    used to be vs. was

    Ernest is not my friend now.

    He was my friend.
    or
    He used to be my friend.
    ??
    Which is better??
    Thankyou:)

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    #2

    Re: used to be vs. was

    hi ,
    We use 'used to' for something that happened regularly in the past but no longer happens. I guess my answer would be : he used to be my friend .is more appropriate .

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    #3

    Re: used to be vs. was

    Quote Originally Posted by DZuser View Post
    hi ,
    We use 'used to' for something that happened regularly in the past but no longer happens. I guess my answer would be : he used to be my friend .is more appropriate .
    Thanks so much for your reply:)

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