Viết theo cấu trúc USED TO

Viết theo cấu trúc USED TO

S          +          STOP  +                   V-ING

GIVE UP

S          +          NO LONGER           V

S          +          DON’T           +        V         +          ANY MORE

DOESN’T                                           ANY LONGER

S          +          USED TO       +       V

Ví dụ:

He has stopped/ given up smoking now.

He no longer smokes.

He doesn’t smoke any more/ any longer.

⇒He used to smoke.

Lưu ý:

  • Cấu trúc used to V dùng để diễn tả một thói quen trong quá khứ nhưng bây giờ không còn nữa.
  • No longer = not…any longer = not… any more: Không còn nữa à Khi sử dụng cấu trúc used to thì bỏ các cụm từ này đi.

Bài tập:

  1. My husband has given up working in that company.

My husband used to work in that company.

  1. They have given up chatting with each other for hours.

They used to chat with each other for hours.

  1. My sister has given up eating sweets before going to bed.

My sister used to eat sweets before going to bed.

  1. He has stopped going fishing in that area.

He used to go fishing in that area.

  1. We have given up playing cards for money.

We used to play cards for money.

  1. My mother has given up talking too much about the same things.

My mother used to talk too much about the same things.

  1. I have given up cycling to school.

I used to cycle to school.

  1. They have stopped going out too late at night.

They used to go out too late at night.

  1. We don’t eat chocolate any more

We used to eat chocolate

  1. They don’t love each other any longer.

They used to love each other.