To be used to – Affirmative

Verbs

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

When expressed in its Affirmative form, the verb confirms that the subject has some custom.

The Affirmative form of “to be used to” has this structure:
Subject + verb “to be” + past simple of the verb to use + “to”.

SUBJECT VERB TO BE USED TO
I am used to
You are used to
He is used to
She is used to
It is used to
We are used to
You are used to
They are used to

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

  • I have had long hair since I was a child so I’m used to it now.
  • He is used to washing the dishes.
  • They’re 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 Affirmative form, the verb confirms that the subject has some habits.

The structure “To be used to” in its Affirmative form has this structure:
Subject + verb “to be” + past simple of the verb to use + “to” (e.g. I am used to having breakfast early in the morning.).

For example:
— “I am used to having breakfast early in the morning.” = The subject confirms having a custom.

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

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