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- If something used to happen, it happened often in the past, but it does not happen now.
- I remember when we used to stop by the beach every Sunday.
- She started the exercise program, which we didn't used to have.
- We don't go there anymore, but we used to.
- If something used to be true, it was true for a long time in the past, but it is not true now.
- They're bigger than they used to be.
- How bad did it used to be?
- If someone is used to something, they know it and do not find it surprising or difficult anymore.
- Synonym: accustomed
- It's hard at first, but after a while you get used to it.
- He isn't used to being around children.
- We get so used to seeing this that we don't even notice anymore.