[Grammar] The differences between I used to do and i had to do.

aloto

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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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Which [STRIKE]will[/STRIKE] would be [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] appropriate (no comma here) when I [STRIKE]happen[/STRIKE] want to say (no comma here) that I have abandoned [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] things [STRIKE]which[/STRIKE] that I used [STRIKE]in my past life[/STRIKE] to use but I no longer use? [STRIKE]at presen;[/STRIKE]

(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. :hi:

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