Used to or Usually
Many non-native English speakers get ‘used to’ and ‘usually’ confused. It’s easy to understand why. They both start with a ‘u’ and they both have the meaning of something happening frequently or regularly. However, ‘used to’ is for an action in the past that has ended. We use ‘usually’ for an action in the present that continues to be a habit. Take the quiz and see if you understand the difference. Need to study first? Watch our video on Used to and Usually.