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a) Sort these examples into three groups.
b) Briefly explain the difference between each group.


1 He used to live in Bangkok.
2 I'm not used to driving on the right.
3 I'll never get used to this language.
4 Children used to work harder.
5 I'm not really used to eating so late in the evening.
6 I used to smoke more cigarettes than I do today.
7 They didn't use to watch so much television.
8 It will take time to get used to the new government.
9 His hand still hurts but he’s getting used to it now.
10 Have you got used to working abroad yet?

Group 1
He used to live in Bangkok.Children used to work harder.I used to smoke more cigarettes than I do today.They didn't use to watch so much television.
Group 2 It will take time to get used to the new government.I'll never get used to this language.His hand still hurts but he’s getting used to it now.Have you got used to working abroad yet?
Group 3 I'm not used to driving on the right.I'm not really used to eating so late in the evening.
Explanation: Group 1: used to do - past habit Group 2: to get used to something/doing something - to become accustomed to... Group 3: to be used to something/doing something - to be accustomed to...

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