To be used to – Negative

To be used to is a structure used to talk about habits and customs that are familiar to us.

When expressed in its Negative form, the verb denies that the subject has a custom.

The Negative form of “To be used to” has this structure:
Subject + verb “to be” + not + past simple of the verb to use + “to”.

SUBJECT VERB TO BE NEGATION USED TO
I am not used to
You are not used to
He is not used to
She is not used to
It is not used to
We are not used to
You are not used to
They are not used to

*If a verb follows “used to”, then it will end in -ing.

  • I have not had long hair since I was a child so I’m not used to it now.
  • He is not used to washing the dishes.
  • They’re not used to working in a big, modern city.

The structure “To be used to” is used to talk about things or activities someone is familiar with or accustomed to.

We use the structure “To be used to” to talk about habits and customs that are familiar to us. When used in its Negative form, the verb denies that the subject has some habits.

The structure “To be used to” in its Negative form has this structure:
Subject + verb “to be” + not + past simple of the verb to use + “to” (e.g. I am not used to having breakfast early in the morning.).

For example:
— “I am not used to having breakfast early in the morning.” = The subject denies having a custom.

NOTE: If a verb follows “used to”, it will be in its gerund form (verb + -ing).

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