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    #1

    They used to take shower in the night.

    "They used to take shower in the night because they used not to get to take shower in the morning".

    Please check.

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    Re: They used to take shower in the night.

    They used to take a shower at night but not in the morning.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: They used to take shower in the night.

    Actually I wanted to say that it was a compulsion that they had to take a bath in the night so thats why I used "used not to get to take shower". Is this sentence correct?

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    #4

    Re: They used to take shower in the night.

    'used not to get to take' is clunky.

    They used to (have to) take/have a shower at night because they couldn't/weren't allowed to/weren't able to take/have one in the morning.

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    #5

    Re: They used to take shower in the night.

    They could take a shower at night but not in the morning.
    I am not a teacher.

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