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  1. aloto's Avatar
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    Smile The differences between I used to do and i had to do.

    Which will be the appropriate, when I happen to say, i have abandoned the things which I used in my past life but I no longer use at presen;
    (1) I used to drink/ eat but now I stopped drinking.(2) I had to drink/ eat but now I stopped drinking.

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    Re: The differences between I used to do and i had to do.

    Quote Originally Posted by aloto View Post
    Which will would be the appropriate (no comma here) when I happen want to say (no comma here) that I have abandoned the things which that I used in my past life to use but I no longer use? at presen;

    (1) I used to drink/eat but now I have stopped drinking/eating.

    (2) I had to drink/eat but now I have stopped drinking.
    Welcome to the forum.

    Your examples aren't natural. No one stops eating and drinking. Let's use a more likely scenario.

    I used to take cocaine but I have stopped taking it.
    I used to eat hamburgers every day but I have stopped eating them.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-May-2017 at 12:23.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: The differences between I used to do and i had to do.

    You have given up doing what you used to do. You don't do those things anymore.

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