USED TO vs WOULD

Both of these are used to talk about habitual or repeated actions in the past. However, there are differences in usage! The following video from Let’s Learn English (LLE), gives a clear explanation of when you can use each one:

As it’s important to know which verbs are state verbs, the following video from Espresso English will explain the different categories of state verbs and give example for each:

Now practice with a quick quiz from esl-lounge.com :

USED TO – WOULD QUIZ

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