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    use to / used to

    1. Did you used to write poems when you were young?
    2. Did you use to write poems when you were young?


    Why the answer is 'use to' but not 'used to'? The sentences is in past tense, should be 'used to'.

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    Re: use to / used to

    Quote Originally Posted by yoriko520 View Post
    1. Did you used to write poems when you were young?
    2. Did you use to write poems when you were young?


    Why the answer is 'use to' but not 'used to'? The sentences is in past tense, should be 'used to'.
    The past tense is indicated by the auxilliary "did".

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    Re: use to / used to

    I still don't understand why 'used to' can't be the answer for that question. Thanks in advance.

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    Re: use to / used to

    Quote Originally Posted by yoriko520 View Post
    I still don't understand why 'used to' can't be the answer for that question. Thanks in advance.
    There is a lot of information about this on the web. Here is one example: Used to vs. Use to in English

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    Re: use to / used to

    Thanks a lot.

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