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  • 1 used to — W2S1 [ˈju:st tu:] modal v 1.) if something used to happen, it happened regularly or all the time in the past, but does not happen now ▪ He used to go to our school. ▪ We re eating out more often than we used to. did not use to do sth ▪ You didn t …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 used to — used to1 [ just tu ] modal verb *** Used to is usually followed by an infinitive: We used to swim in the river. But sometimes the following infinitive is left out: I don t play golf now, but I used to. Used to only exists as a past tense.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Used — may refer to:*Used good, goods of any type that have been used before *Used (Huesca), a village in Huesca, Aragon, Spain *Used, Zaragoza, a town in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain *Used (song), a song by Rocket from the Crypt from their 1995 album Scream …

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  • 4 used — [juːzd] adjective used car/​clothes etc cars, clothes etc that have had one or more previous owners; = pre owned AmE; SECOND HAND * * * used UK US /juːzd/ adjective ► COMMERCE used goods, cars, etc. have belonged to someone else and are not new… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 used — [ juzd ] adjective *** 1. ) owned by someone else before you: SECOND HAND: a used car salesman 2. ) no longer completely clean because of having been used: a used towel …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 used — (adj.) second hand, 1590s, pp. adjective from USE (Cf. use) (v.). To be used to “accustomed, familiar” is recorded by 1520s. Verbal phrase used to formerly did or was (as in I used to love her) represents a construction attested from c.1300,… …

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  • 7 used to — (something/doing something) familiar with something. He s used to beginning without me because I m almost always late. His clothes and manners show he s used to being a celebrity. It s not easy getting used to cold weather if you ve been brought… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 8 used-up — used upˈ adjective Exhausted • • • Main Entry: ↑use * * * used up «YOOZD UHP», adjective. 1. Informal. thoroughly exhausted by physical exertion; tired out. 2. worn out or made useless, as by hard work, age, or dissipation: »[He] is by now a… …

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  • 9 used\ to\ be — • used to be • did use to be v. phr. Formerly or once was. Mary used to be small; but she has grown up. Dick used to be the best pitcher on the team last year; now two other pitchers are better than he is …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 10 used to — (do something) to have done something in the past. A young lady who used to work in my office had seven brothers! We used to visit our parents at Christmas every year …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 11 used — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having already been used. 2) second hand …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 used — [yo͞ozd ]: see note at use vt., vi. pt. & pp. of USE adj. 1. that has been used 2. SECONDHAND …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 used — index dilapidated, old, trite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 used to — index familiar (informed) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 used up — index irredeemable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 used — [adj] secondhand hand me down, nearly new, not new, passed down, pre owned, recycled, worn; concepts 334,567,574 …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 used to — [adj] familiar with acclimated, accustomed, at home with*, common, commonplace, customary, everyday, knowing, known, old hat*, ordinary, plain, recognizable, routine, well known; concepts 530,547 …

    New thesaurus

  • 18 used to — adjective in the habit (Freq. 13) I am used to hitchhiking you ll get used to the idea ...was wont to complain that this is a cold world Henry David Thoreau • Syn: ↑wont to • Similar to: ↑accustomed …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 used to */*/*/ — I UK [ˈjuːst tuː] / US [ˈjust tu] modal verb Summary: Used to is usually followed by an infinitive: We used to swim in the river. But sometimes the following infinitive is left out: I don t play golf now, but I used to. Used to only exists as a… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 used — I MODAL USES AND PHRASES ♦♦ (Pronounced [[t]ju͟ːst[/t]] in used 1, and [[t]ju͟ːzd[/t]] in used 2.) 1) PHR MODAL If something used to be done or used to be the case, it was done regularly in the past or was the case in the past. People used to… …

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