Grammar - Modal Verbs 6

Index
Click the most suitable word or phrase in each sentence. Sometimes two answers are possible. EXPLANATION
1) I would | used to be able to play the guitar very well.
2) Ann used to | would be very shy. Whenever her parents had guests at home, she would hide in her room.
3) My brother didn't know that I used to | would borrow his bike when he was at school.
4) Jim visited | used to visit Holland five times during the 1990's.
5) We used to | would have a big house twenty years ago.
6) Hannah used to | would live in Dublin.
7) He used to | would visit his sister every other Saturday.
8) I didn't use to | wouldn't like her but then I changed my mind.
9) Tom would | used to love playing football before he hurt his knee.
10) In 2014 we moved | would move from Manchester to Brighton.
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USED TO => can be used verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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WOULD => isn't usually used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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USED TO => can be used verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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WOULD => isn't usually used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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USED TO => regularly repeated action in the past. (WOULD also possible).

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WOULD => regularly repeated action in the past. (USED TO also possible).

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PAST SIMPLE (VISITED) => used to show how many times something happened in the past.

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USET TO => isn't used to show how many times something happened in the past.

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USED TO => can be used verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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WOULD => isn't usually used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live'.

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USED TO => can be used without mentioning a specific time or set of occasions.

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WOULD => cannot be used without mentioning a specific time or set of occasions.

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WOULD => regularly repeated action in the past. (USED TO also possible).

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USED TO => regularly repeated action in the past. (WOULD also possible).

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USED TO => can be used verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live', 'like'.

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WOULD => isn't usually used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live', 'like'.

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USED TO => can be used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live', 'like', 'love'.

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WOULD => isn't usually used with verbs like 'be', 'have' and 'live', 'like', 'love'.

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PAST SIMPLE (MOVED) => is used to talk about single specific actions.

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WOULD => isn't used to talk about single specific actions.

Explanation