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Memahami : Used to, Be Used to, Get Used to dan Be Accustomed to

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Sekarang mari kita bahas lebih jauh tentang penggunaan “Used to”, “be Used to”, “Get used to” dan “be Accustomed to”.

Dalam bahasa Inggris biasanya menggunakan “used to”. Namun anda juga harus bisa membedakan penggunaan “used to, be used to”, dan “get used to”. Silahkan anda simak penjelasan berikut.

Used to

Used to di gunakan untuk menunjukan :

  • Sesuatu yang kerap dan pernah terjadi di masa lampau atau kebenaran masa silam. Namun sekarang tidak pernah lagi dilakukan.


  • Dewi used to live in Malang.
  • My sister used to exercise every Sunday morning, but since she had that traffic accident she doesn’t exercise anymore.
  • Why don’t you come and see me like you used to?

Bentuk penggunaan used to

Dalam bentuk kalimat interrogative, affirmative and negative penggunaan used to sebagai berikut:

  • Did you use to read novels every month?
  • Yes, I used to read them at my bedroom before sleeping.
  • No, I didn’t  use to read detective novels.
  • No, I never used to read detective novel.

Used to, be Used to, Get Used to dan be Accustomed to

1. Used to digunakan untuk mengukapkan sesuatu yang kerap terjadi di masa lampau.

2. Be used to digunakan untuk mengunkapkan  sesuatu yang normal maupun sesuatu yang tidak bisasnya. Be use to akan di ikuti oleh Verb-ing (living, driving, getteing etc)


  • I‘m used to living alone.
  • Don’t worry, Andi is used to driving for long hours. He has worked as a taxi driver for years.

3. Get used digunakan untuk mengungkapkan sesuatu dalam proses menjadi normal, atau kini menjadi biasa.


  • He doesn’t like that big town, but he‘ll get used to it.
  • She found the heels is too risk, but she got used to them.
  • I got used to working as a team in a big company.

4. Be Accustomed to juga digunakan untuk mengungkapan menjadi kebiasaan saat ini.

Contoh :

  • The program director is accustomed to writing his own papers.
  • George is accustomed to eating at 7.00 P.M. (is accustomed to = biasanya).
  • We is accustomed to cooking our own food when we had to live alone.

Catatan : Be used to, get used to  dan be accustomed to harus diikuti oleh  unsur  a noun (kata benda) or a gerund (verbal noun).

Contoh  :

  • She’s used to the horror film.
  • I get used to the steak in the restaurant.
  • She’s accustomed to soft drink.
  • He’s used to working in a team.
  • I got used to jogging at early morning.
  • We are accustomed to working late.

Latihan soal Used to, be Used to dan Get Used to

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