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  1. Newbie
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    Used to

    Hello to everybody, I am a newbie here on this forum and this is my firs post.

    Now, we have these two examples:

    1. I do it as I am used to.
    2. I do it (in) the way (that) I am used to.

    What I want to express is that I do that particular thing because it is my habit.


    I would personaly use only the other example. I tend to take the former example as follows: I do it because I am used to (as=because in this case)

    So, I was wondering how do you see it from the perspective of English native speakers?
    Is my consideration correct?

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    Re: Used to

    If you want to express this, "I do that particular thing because it is my habit." using "used to", say "I do it in the way that I am used to doing it".
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    Re: Used to

    Ok, thanks you very much for the explanations.
    It occured to me that there was someting missing in the end of that sentence...

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    Re: Used to

    2 works better than 1 for me, though it could be expressed better.

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