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.
Past Habits Exercise 2
You can find the exercise below:
Complete the following sentences by expressing habits or a state in the past. Choose between used to + infinitive and would + infinitive.
1.My father (to drink) a cup of coffee each morning when he was young.
2.This book (not, to be) this heavy!
3.I (to feel) good when I talked to her.
4.My sister (always, to eat) cereal for breakfast.
5.Grandfather (to tell) us jokes when we were young.
6.This window (not, to be) stuck.
7.An iphone (not, to have) a big screen.
8.He (to take) notes each class.
9.Our neighbours (always, to make) a lot of noise after 10 pm.
10.I (to outsmart) people very easily.