use to vs used to : Common Errors in English

About use to vs used to

Because the D and the T are blended into a single consonant when this phrase is pronounced, many writers are unaware that the D is even present and omit it in writing. See also “.”

used to Meaning(s)

  • (s) in the habit

use to in News

  • Syria says United States lying on chemical weapons use

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's foreign ministry said the United States was lying about chemical weapons use to give it an excuse to intervene in the country's two-year-old civil war. "The White House...relied on fabricated information in order to hold the Syrian government responsible for using these weapons, despite a series of statements that confirmed that terrorist groups in Syria have chemical ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

used to in News

  1. Garage sale to help troops

    Operation U.S. Troop Support, Inc. will have its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 7136 Pine Lake Road, Fort Wayne. Proceeds will be used to help defray shipping fees for care packages to U.S. troop serving in Afghanistan and injured soldiers recovering stateside and to purchase needed items for the troops.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. Spirituals conference brings poet Nikki Giovanni to Denver

    Prof. Art Jones was 40 before he became passionate about studying spiritual music but he still can't believe how little people know about the music slaves used to record history, organize in secret and keep spirits high.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Denver Post

  3. Wainwright leads Cards over Mets and Harvey 2-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Wainwright used to be a creature of routine leading up to each start.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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