USED TO: It is only used in the past; it has nopresent form. We use it to talk about past habits andstates which are not happening now.USED TO + VERB1
Examples: My father USED TO smoke, but he hasstopped.Derya USED TO be very shy.I USED TO go to beach everyday.Leyla USED TO eat meat, but now she is avegetarian.
USED TO is also used to talk about past facts orgeneralizations which are no longer true.Examples: Hülya USED TO be fat, but now she is thin.Hakan USED TO live in Manisa.Cars USED TO be expensive.Berna USED TO be beautiful when she wasyoung.
In the old daysPeople USED TO listen toold radio.NowPeople use mp3 Players.
In the old daysWomen USED TO washdirty clothes by hand.NowThey use washing machines.
In the old daysPhotographers USED TO takephotos with old machines.NowThey use new technology.
In the old daysPeople USED TO listen togramophone records.NowThey listen to CD players.
In the old daysPeople USED TO travel byhorse cars.NowThey use sport cars.
In the old daysTürkan Şoray USED TO havelong hair.But nowShe has got short hair.
In the old daysWe USED TO watchKaragöz-Hacivat.But nowWe watch TV programmes.
In the old daysWe USED TO haveabacuses.But nowWe have calculators.
In the old daysWe USED TO have telegraphes.But nowWe have mobile phones.