英语句型学口语 117
大耳朵英语  http://www.bigear.cn  2007-04-09 00:19:48  【打印
117. Used to...
过去总是······

用法透视
该句字面意思和用法都与中文很接近,表示"过去总是做......,而现在不了"。

支持范例
1. They used to get together with some friends once a week when they live here.
他们过去住这儿的时候,总是每星期都与朋友们聚会一次。
2. He used to burn the midnight oil before exam.
他过去考试前总要挑灯夜战。
3. We used to listen to the radio every evening when we were little.
我们小时候每天傍晚都听收音机。

会话记忆
A: Harry was angry last night.
哈利昨天晚上发火了。
B: That's because he's getting nervous. Anyway, this is the first time he's directed a play.
那是因为他太紧张了。不管怎么说,这是他第一次导演一出戏。
A: But he used to be very relaxed and cheerful. It's not like Harry to do a thing like that.
但是他过去一向很轻松愉快的,那样的事可不像是哈利做的。
B: Yes, you're right. Maybe there's any other reason.
对,你说得对。或许他还有别的什么原因。