Hello, I am having trouble with the following sentence:
She used to have long hair.
Would I be correct in saying the FORM of this sentence is made up the following way:
subject + past participal form of the verb 'have' + noun phrase
or is this correct? : used to + verb + noun phrase
or are they both incorrect???
I would be greatful of any assistance.
Thank you - Vicki
Here's how I'd do it:
used to have (Verb)
long hair (Object of "have")
Note, "used to" takes "have" as its object.
Verb: Long hair is what she used to have.
Verb: To have long hair is what she used. (ungrammatical)
"used" is not a verb in that sentence. "used to" is the main verb.