Are used to waking up

Ju

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1. May are used to waking up at 7 pm.

2. May are used to wake up at 7 pm.

Are the above sentences grammatical?

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Neither of them are grammatical. Assuming May is a person's name, the correct answer is:

May is used to waking up at 7 pm.
 

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Neither of them are grammatical. Assuming May is a person's name, the correct answer is:

May is used to waking up at 7 pm.

1. Does it mean "are used to" always followed by a gerund?

2. How about "May used to wake up at 7 pm."

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1. Does it mean "are used to" always followed by a gerund?

Is "is/are used to" always followed by a gerund? Yes, it is followed by a gerund and not an infinitive. "Used to" means "familiar with or accustomed to something".

2. How about "May used to wake up at 7 pm"?

This has a different meaning. "Used to" here means "done in the past but not any longer".
 
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1. Does it mean "are used to" is always followed by a gerund?
Not necessarily.

The visitors are (well) used to the humid weather at this stage.
 
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