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Hi,
A question asked before about the use of "used to",attracted my attention to learn more about it but to be honest I was open-mouthed because I thought I knew the real meaning but in fact I don't.
Could you please explain more ?
First,what is the exact difference between "be used to and get used to"in these sentences ?.
1- I got used to living in a noisy street.
2- I was used to living in a noisy street.
Second,Is there any difference between these two sentences ?
1- I used to live in a noisy street.
2- I was used to living ina noisy street.
My explanations is:
1-I used to live in a noisy street= I lived in a noisy street but not anymore.
2-I was used to live in a noisy street= I was accustomed to living in .....and I didn't find living in a noisy street unusual.;does it mean that NOW I find living in ....normal ?).
3- I got used to living in a noisy street = I became accustomed to living in a ....because it HAD BEEN strange;does it have the same meaning as the second sentence ?,that is,NOW I find living in a ...normal ?.
Third question :
Used to and would both refer to past actions and habits.So,is there any difference between them ?.
1- I would go camping on weekends.
2- I used to go camping on weekends.
Last question,is it true that "used to" is NOT used to say "how many times" ?
I used to go jogging three times a week.
I used to go to the gym several times.
So sorry for writing too many questions but it really got into my nerves when I was stuck and couldn't understand differences.
Thanks in advance.
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1- I got used to living in a noisy street.- This is called the 'get-passive'. It refers to the initiation of the condition.
2- I was used to living in a noisy street.- This is the condition: I am familiar and comfortable with the noise.

1- I used to live in a noisy street.- Before, I lived there.
2- I was used to living in a noisy street.- Before, I was comfortable living there.

3- I got used to living in a noisy street = I became accustomed to living in a ....This says nothing more than that.

Used to and would both refer to past actions and habits.-- The latter is more formal, less used.

Last question,is it true that "used to" is NOT used to say "how many times" ?-- No.
I used to go jogging three times a week.-- OK
I used to go to the gym several times a week.-- OK
Mister Micawber1- I got used to living in a noisy street.- This is called the 'get-passive'. It refers to the initiation of the condition.
I'm afraid I didn't get the meaning.why is it called "get-passive" and what do you mean the initiation of the condition.
Mister Micawber1- I used to live in a noisy street.- Before, I lived there.
I lived but not anymore.That's it ?
Mister Micawber2- I was used to living in a noisy street.- Before, I was comfortable living there.
I was comfortable,does it mean I am no longer ?,does it mean also that I am still living there ?.
Mister Micawber3- I got used to living in a noisy street = I became accustomed to living in a ....This says nothing more than that.
I became accustomed,does it mean that now,it is normal for me to live in a noisy street ?
Mister MicawberLast question,is it true that "used to" is NOT used to say "how many times" ?-- No.
Mister MicawberI used to go to the gym several times a week.-- OK
Please see : http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/past1c.html where it's written common mistakes.
This website says that it is incorrect to use "used to " to say ( how long,how many times...),but other websites say that it's ok.
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OKPlease see : http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/past1c.html where it's written common mistakes.This website says that it is incorrect to use "used to " to say ( how long,how many times...),but other websites say that it's ok.
The website is wrong. The following is fine:

"I used to go to the gym three times a week, but now I hardly ever go."
Hi fivejedjon,
Could you help me to better understand the answers above ?.I asked also other question,I'll be glad if you take a look at them.
Thanks
everlastinghopeHi fivejedjon,Could you help me to better understand the answers above ?.I asked also other questions,I'll be glad if you take a look at them.Thanks
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It is called 'get-passive' because it is a passive voice form using 'get' instead of 'be'. 'Get' = 'become', the beginning of a condition.

For your other sentences: they say nothing about the present. Simple past says nothing about the present. Compare:

I got used to living in a noisy street then, too.
OR
I used to be used to using a straight razor, but I still haven't gotten used to using a safety razor.
Thanks for your reply,but once again,I've got other questions :
1-This sentenceI used to be used to using a straight razor, but I still haven't gotten used to using a safety razor,is too complicated,does it mean the same as I got used to living in a noisy street then, too. ?

2- You said that : I was used to living in a noisy street.- Before, I was comfortable living there,and it has nothing to do with present,but what if students ask me what about now ?do the sentence I was used to living in a noisy street. mean that when I lived there ,I was comfortable which means I'm not there anymore or I moved to another place ?

3- what about this one too : I got used to living in a noisy street = I became accustomed to living in a ....This says nothing more than that.Does it mean that it became ususal to me and I moved after that ?.

Thanks and sorry for my insistence,I do want to understand better so that I can explain it to others.
Simple past says nothing about the present.
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