Past Habits Exercise 1

It’s fairly easy to talk about repeated actions or a particular state in the past. These are called habits in the past and there are different ways to express this in English. For a complete overview of what these habits in the past are and how you express them, click here.

This is an exercise about forming habits in the past.

Past habits exercise

You can find the exercise below:

Past Habits Exercise 1

Complete the following sentences by expressing habits or a state in the past. Choose between used to + infinitive and would + infinitive.
1.
My friend (to pay) me back every time he borrowed money.
2.
His computer (to work) fine when he bought it.
3.
U2 (to be) my favourite band when I was in high school.
4.
This building (to attract) many tourists.
5.
They (to tell) me what they were up to every week.
6.
I (to believe) Santa was real.
7.
Our dog (to bark) every night.
8.
He (not, to be) ill often.
9.
My dad (always, to cut) his trees in April.
10.
She (not, to be) rude.

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