USED TO: used to + verb used to talk about habits and to discuss past and past states Examples: Habit: i used to play guitar (played guitar before but no longer) Status: i used to live in london (lived in london but no longer) states: i, you, he, she, it, we, they + used to + verb. Example i used to play football, he used to play football, we used to play football and so. NEGATIVE: i, you, he, she, it, we, they didn't used + to + verb. Example: i didn't use to play football, I didn't use to play football and so. QUESTIONS: did + use to + verb Example: did you use to smoke? (used to smoke?) what did you use to do? (which used to do) Example: did you use to play football?, did he use to play football?. Short answer: did you use to play football? (Used to play football?) Yes i did, no i didn't.