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    Re: used to structures

    It's missing the usual use of the verb 'use'.
    "This knife is used to cut meat."

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    Re: used to structures

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It's missing the usual use of the verb 'use'.
    "This knife is used to cut meat."
    So I can use your point when teaching.

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    Re: used to structures

    I am not a teacher.

    Or, "This is the knife I used to use to cut meat."

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    #5

    Re: used to structures

    Another example:

    A butcher is used to cutting meat; a knife is used to cut meat.

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    Re: used to structures

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    So I can use your point when teaching.
    Yes. I think the reason it isn't on that diagram is that is not really an idiomatic "used to" structure. It's the verb "used" following by a prepositional phrase beginning with "to". But if you're teaching "used to", you might as well point it out to avoid confusion.

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