Used To | Be Used To
Used to + infinitive
The structure used to + infinitive is used to say that something happened continuously or frequently during a period in the past.
- I used to smoke.
- I used to read a lot.
- I used to write stories.
- He used to play football when he was a boy.
Be used to + noun/-ing forms
Be used to can be followed by nouns or –ing forms. If you are used to something, it is familiar to you; you have experienced it so much that it is no longer strange or new.
- I am not used to living in the city.
- She is used to working with old people.
- He is used to working hard.
Get/become/grow used to … ing etc.
Get, grow and become can also be used before used to + …ing.
- She took quite some time to get used to living in the country.
- It took them a long time to become used to getting up in the middle of the night.