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    mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    1. mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    2. my primary school teachers ( didn't use to / wouldn't ) give us any homework , but they ( used to / would ) teach us alot in class.

    Can you help to choose the correct options

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    Quote Originally Posted by riyadhiraq View Post
    1. Mr. Hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    2. My primary school teachers ( didn't use to / wouldn't ) give us any homework , but they ( used to / would ) teach us alot in class.

    Can you help to choose the correct options
    Please use correct capitalisation in your posts. Which would you choose?

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    I want to know which is suitable to choose ( used to ) or ( would ) for these two sentences ?

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    Quote Originally Posted by riyadhiraq View Post
    I want to know which is suitable to choose ( used to ) or ( would ) for these two sentences ?
    I repeat: which would you choose?

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    In the two sentences , please ?

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    Quote Originally Posted by riyadhiraq View Post
    In the two sentences , please ?
    In the first one, both are correct. Now, you answer the second one.

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    I don't know the answer

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    The point is your trying. If you don't, we are just solving exercises for you. If you do and are mistaken, we can guide you in the right direction. But the important thing is that youo give it a try first.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    2. My primary school teachers wouldn't give us any homework , but they would teach us a lot in class.

    This is my answer.

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    Re: mr.hassan ( used to / would ) watch tv all day before he lost his sight.

    Quote Originally Posted by riyadhiraq View Post
    2. My primary school teachers wouldn't give us any homework , but they would teach us a lot in class.

    This is my answer.
    Both options that you originally presented are correct.

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