Exercise 1: use of ‘to be used to …’

(Practise your skills in using ‘to be used to …’)

Usage of ‘be used to …’ – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Fill the gaps with the correctly conjugated form of ‘to be used to’ and the suitable form of the respective verb, noun, or pronoun given in brackets. Do not employ short forms, and be careful with the spelling.

  • Example: “Christine ____________ up late.” (to stay) → “Christine is used to staying up late.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still need help with the topic, look at the explanation about ‘to be/get used to …’ again. You may also get some help with the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

  1. Sue’s apartment has only two rooms. She in a small apartment. (to live)
  2. Your neighbours are very loud but I think you , aren’t you? (the noise)
  3. It’s very hot here. – Yes, but I don’t mind. I . (the heat)
  4. I’m so tired already. I not out anymore. (to go)
  5. Isn’t it a bit early for dinner? – Well, we at 5 o’clock. (to eat)
  6. Tom has a new job. He has to fly a lot but he , so it’s not a problem for him. (to fly)
  7. She always took her car to go to work. But now, she the train. (to take)
  8. They live on the coast and it’s very windy there. They . (the wind)
  9. I on the couch because my bed is broken. (to sleep)
  10. Mike says that his boss is very strict but he . (him)

Further exercises and explanations relate to the expression ‘be used to’

The following exercises and explanations are related to the English idiomatic expression ‘to get/be used to’: