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    #1

    would and used to

    My grandmother was very absent-minded. She would often buy something and then leave the shop without it.
    Everywhere she went, people would call out her name and ask for her autograph.
    In these two sentences can we use used to? If yes or not I would be grateful to know the reason.
    Can adverbs of frequency be used with used to?
    Thanks
    Last edited by chrysanthemum; 04-Mar-2012 at 06:44.

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    Re: would and used to

    Yes to both questions.

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    #3

    Re: would and used to

    Yes, but the adverb goes in a different place:

    'She would often buy. . .' = 'She often used to buy. . .'

    Rover

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