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 5
Complete the following sentences by expressing habits or a state in the past. Choose between used to + infinitive and would + infinitive.
I (to teach) English in high school.
Our dog (always, to wake) us up in the morning.
This door (to be) green.
People (to grow) their own vegetables.
They (to eat) meat only once a week.
Water from a stream (to be) drinkable.
My friend (to waste) his money in the casino as soon as he got his salary.
I (not, to feel) bad when tricking people into buying something.
My father (to fly) airplanes when he was younger.
I (always, to lose) my motivation after two weeks.