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    mas94010 Guest

    used to

    1.How does one use correctly the phrase "I used to," and what does it mean? Is this an idiom or informal English?

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    It refers to something you did in the past, but don't do now:

    When I was at school, I used to wear a uniform.

    It's idiomatic, as the meaning is not straightforward, but it's prefectly acceptable in any context.

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