Past Habits Exercise 4

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 4

Complete the following sentences by expressing habits or a state in the past. Choose between used to + infinitive and would + infinitive.
1.
He (to earn) a lot of money.
2.
We (to try) to get the best phone possible.
3.
The government (not, to be) as big as it is today.
4.
Our boss (to give) us a raise every time we got a new customer.
5.
That student (to cheat) on every test!
6.
I (to smile) every time I saw her.
7.
My parents (to have) a beautiful house.
8.
My little brother (to be) a lot smaller.
9.
My grandmother (to go) to church every Sunday.
10.
I (not, to have) a lot of money.

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