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 4
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.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.