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used to +V 和 would + V 有何差異?

asked Jan 22, 2018 in Questions about English Grammar by admin (25,170 points) | 201 views

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Used to + V 表達只存在於過去的習慣:

She used to play guitar.

→ 以前曾有彈吉他的習慣,但現在不彈了。

Would + V 表達過去的習慣持續到現在:

She would play guitar when feeling down.

→ 過去就有彈吉他的習慣,現在與未來仍有可能彈。

answered Jan 22, 2018 by admin (25,170 points)

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