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    #1

    Used to, is used to

    Don't worry, she.........by herself.

    A. Is used to living
    B. Is used to live
    C. Used to living

    I feel both A and B are right.
    What do you all think?

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    #2

    Re: Used to, is used to

    Only A is correct.

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    #3

    Re: Used to, is used to

    Right. Th model answer is A.

    Can someone explain, please?

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    #4

    Re: Used to, is used to

    BE used to is followed by a noun phrase or gerund; used to ​is followed by a bare infinitive.

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    #5

    Re: Used to, is used to

    You said both are used to. What are the differences, please ?

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    #6

    Re: Used to, is used to

    They both contain "used to" but they are not both just "used to".

    "used to" = did (something) in the past.
    "be used to" = to be accustomed to (something)

    The first is followed by the bare infinitive. (I used to live alone.)
    The second is followed by a noun phrase or gerund. (I am used to the solitude/I am used to living alone.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Used to, is used to

    To expand on what other people have said, B is wrong because the structure is "is used to living". C is wrong because it lacks "is." When "to be" is missing, we use an infinitive. If C became "used to live," then that would be correct.

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