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used to  


      adj  
1    made familiar with; accustomed to  
I am used to hitchhiking     
      vb   tr  
2    takes an infinitive or implied infinitive   used as an auxiliary to express habitual or accustomed actions, states, etc., taking place in the past but not continuing into the present  
I don't drink these days, but I used to, I used to fish here every day     
The most common negative form of used to is didn't used to (or didn't use to), but in formal contexts used not to is preferred  
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used to  

  
accustomed to, at home in, attuned to, familiar with, given to, habituated to, hardened to, in the habit of, inured to, tolerant of, wont to  

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n.
term used to describe a woman's legs
[Slang] E.g: She is pretty and has some great gams.
id.
expression used to show full agreement on smth.
exp.
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
exp.
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
exp.
something used to make someone do what you want
We can use the money as a bargaining chip in the negotiations.
exp.
expression used to label someone as young and unexperienced
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
n.
used to describe a person. i.e this is the qua am telling you about or he is a fantastic qua
n.
hin, often tapered piece of material, such as wood, stone, or metal, used to fill gaps, make something level, or adjust something to fit properly
adj.
Term used to describe low grade marijuana. This type of marijuana is usually brown, seedy, dry. The term is also used by many pot heads to describe anything that is low grade.
n.
a Registered Trademark owned by WHAM-O INC, commonly used to refer its famous flying disc
n.
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.
n.
used to describe a female who smells like a cabbage and is acting like a bitch
[Slang]
n.
blend of "brother" and "romance" used to describe a strong friendship between two males.
n.
euphemism used to refer to the taboo word "cunt"
exp.
informal term used to describe the flab in the abdominal area rolling over tight clothes
from the resemblance with a muffin whose top exceeds the margins of the paper it is baked in
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
o.
used to say briefly "www" (instead of "double u, double u, double u")
[Comp.] mostly in spoken language
exp.
expression used to describe an attempt to organize a difficult or unpredictable situation; trying to coordinate a group of people who tend to act chaotically
[Bus.] E.g: Some say that managing a team is herding cats.
exp.
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.
o.
word used to describe the sound made by the wheels of a train
by extension, it can be applied to other rhythmic similar sounds (for example, the sound of a clock or of a typing machine)
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
exp.
generally, an endearment expression used to describe someone who, contrary to the appearances, proves to have strength, determination
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
n.
term used to reffer to a person that thinks the end of the world is near
exp.
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
exp.
Used to express that it is impossible to decide between two options because they're equal
English expression
id.
expression used to point out that one will eventually face the consequences of his own actions
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better

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