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Used 1 :- 

Past

Present

  • सचिन भारत के लिए क्रिकेट खेला करता था
    Sachin used to play cricket for India.

Point to Remember :-

  • Used to show an action that happened in the past repeatedly but no longer happens now.
  • Used to does not show an action that happens repeatedly in the present time.
  • We used Present Indefinite Tense to show action that happens repeatedly in the present time.

Functions :- 

subject + Used to + v1Actionक्रिया
                                      BeBeingहोना 
                                       havePossession अधिकार 
  • वह फुटबॉल खेला करता था |   (Action)
    He used to play football.
  • वह फुटबॉल का खिलाडी हुआ था |  (Being)
    He used to be a football player.
  • उसके पास एक जादुई फुटबॉल हुआ करती थी | (Possession)
    He used to have a magical football.

Structure and Example :- 

S + used to v1 / be/have.  (+)

  • He used to play.  (+)

S + did not + used to + v1/be/have.  (-)
( S + used to + v1/be/have ) old/formal/rare

  • He did not used to play(-)
    ( He used not to play.) old/formal/rare

Did + s + used to + v1/be/have?  (?)
( used + s + to + v1/be/have ) old/formal/rare

  • Did he used to play?  (?)
    ( Used he to play? ) old/formal/rare

Did + s + not + used to + v1/be/have? (-?)

  • Did he not used to play? (-?)

Similarity :-

  • Would and used to are both used for past Habitual Actions.

Difference :- 

  • Would is used in a particular occasion or a time period but used to is used with or without a particular occasion or a time period.
  • Would is not used for Being and Possession.

Sentence :-  किया करता था / हुआ करता था 

  • वह सिगरेट पिया करता था | 
    He used to smoke.
    He would smoke.
  • वह फुटपाथ पर बैठा घंटो सिगरेट पिया करता था | 
    He used to/would smoke for hours sitting on footpath.
  • जब हम नानी के घर जाते थे तो वहा हम खूब सोर मचाते थे | 
    When we went to our granny’s house we used to/would make a lot noise.

Use 2 :- 

  • अकेले में बेचैन रहता था | 
    He felt restless along at first.

  • अब अकेले रहने का आदी है | 
    He is used to living along now.

Structure and Example :-   is/am/are/was/were/will be ( get )

S + be + used to + v1ing/Noun/pronoun   (+)

  • वह अकेले रहने का आदी है | 
    He is used to living along.

S + be + not + used to + v1ing/Noun/pronoun   (-)

  • वह अकेले रहने का आदी नहीं  है | 
    He is not used to living along.

Be + s  + used to + v1ing/Noun/pronoun   (?)

  • क्या वह अकेले रहने का आदी है ? 
    Is he used to living along?

Be + s  + not + used to + v1ing/Noun/pronoun   (-?)

  • क्या वह अकेले रहने का आदी  नहीं है ? 
    Is he not used to living along?

Sentences :- आदत हो गई है/ आदत हो गई थी/ आदत हो जाएगी 

  • मुझे अभी इन नए जूतों में भागने की आदत नहीं हुई है |
    I am not used to running in these new shoes. (v1ing)
  • मुझे अभी इन नए जूतों की आदत नहीं हुई है |
    I am not used to these new shoes. ( Noun ) 
  • मेरे जुटे नए है और अभी मुझे इनकी आदत नहीं हुई है |
    My shoes are new and I am not used to them now. ( Pronoun ) 
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