Questions with Used to: Guide and Examples

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Today you are going to learn all you need to know about the questions with used to.

Questions with used to are used when we want information about an action or a statement that happened in the past.

  1. How did you use to communicate with friends before the internet?
  2. Did you use to have pets when you were a kid?
  3. How many pets did you use to have?

Let’s explore how to make questions with used to and what the best discussion questions with used to are

Structure to Make Questions with Used to

This is the structure to make questions with used to

DidPronounUsed toVerb + complement?
Did Youused toplay soccer?
DidSheused towatch cartoons?
DidHeused tocook for the whole family?

Discussion Questions with Used to

These are some examples of questions with used to

  1. How did you use to have fun?
  2. How did you use to communicate with friends before the internet?
  3. How did you use to entertain yourself before there were video games?
  4. What music did people use to listen to in the 90s and 2000s?
  5. What games did you use to play when you were a little kid?
  6. How did people use to entertain themselves without phones and computers?
  7. How did people get news from around the world when they didn’t have a television?
  8. How did you use to spend time with your family when you were young? 
  9. How did people use to meet new friends before social networking sites like Facebook?
  10. How did people use to travel for vacation before modern transportation existed?
  11. How did you use to watch your favorite TV shows before Netflix?
  12. How did people use to stay in touch with each other when they lived far apart?
  13. What did you use to do for fun on your day off from school or work when you were a kid?
  14. Did you use to have pets when you were a kid?
  15. Did your parents throw parties when you were a little kid or teenager?
  16. Did you use to spend time with friends when you were a teenager?
  17. How did children use to play video games before the Internet existed?
  18. Did you use to get good grades in high school?
  19. What is a food that you used to hate but now you like?
  20. Did you use to exercise when you were in high school?
  21. What did kids use to do for fun on Saturday afternoon when you were a teenager?
  22. What did you use to eat for breakfast as a teenager??
  23. What did you use to eat for lunch when you were a teenager?
  24. How did kids use to play with toys before the Internet existed?
  25. What time did you use to go to bed as a child??
  26. What did you use to watch on TV when you were a little kid?
  27. Did your parents use to go on dates before they got married?
  28. What foods do you eat but now you like less?
  29. Did you use to do all your homework on time at school?
  30. What did you use to get good grades in high school?
  31. What games did you use to play with your neighbors?
  32. What music did you listen to ten years ago?
  33. What cartoon did you use to watch when you were younger?
  34. Did you use to play sports?
  35. What did you use to do on a rainy day?

Tag Questions with Used to

These are some examples of tag questions with used to

  1. He used to be your boss, did he?
  2. We used to love going to the museum, didn’t we?
  3. We used to play soccer on Sunday, didn’t we?
  4. You didn’t use to drink coffee, did you?
  5. Hannah used to live in New York, didn’t she?
  6. I used to work in the library on Saturday mornings,  didn’t I?
  7. You used to work here, didn’t you?
  8. He used to have long hair, didn’t he?
  9. We used to stay up until midnight watching television,  didn’t we?
  10. They used to live in California, didn’t they?
  11. She didn’t use to be so angry, did she?
  12. You didn’t use to be such a good chef,  did you?
  13. They used to live in a small town, didn’t they?
  14. You didn’t use to drink coffee, did you?
  15. She used to listen to electronic music, didn’t she?

Questions and Answers with Used to

These are some questions and answers with used to

Did you use to play sports?

I used to play soccer when I was little. We used to play baseball every weekend with our friends when it wasn’t raining.

Did your parents use to go on dates before they got married?

My mom and dad used to go out for dinner and drinks in the city all the time.

What music did you listen to ten years ago?

I used to listen to heavy metal when I was in high school.

What cartoon did you use to watch when you were younger?

I used to watch Naruto every week before bed

Did you use to have pets when you were a kid?

I used to have dogs when I was little.

Did you use to talk on the phone for hours?

I spent a lot of time on the phone when I was dating a girl I really like

Did you use to go out at night when you were younger?

I used to stay up late and watch movies with my brothers and sisters on Friday

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