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Significado de “used” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "used" - Diccionario Inglés

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usedverb

uk   /juːst/  us   /juːst/
used to

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B1 shows that a particular thing always happened or was true in the past, especially if it no longer happens or is no longer true: She used to live in Glasgow. She used to love dancing, but she doesn't do it any more. You don't come and see me like you used to. When we were younger, we used not to be allowed to drink coffee.

usedadjective

uk   /juːst/ /juːzd/  us   /juːst/  /juːzd/
  • used adjective (FAMILIAR)

be used to sth/sb uk   us   /juːst/

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B1 to be familiar with something or someone: We're used to tourists here - we get thousands every year. [+ -ing verb] She was not used to speaking Cantonese.
get used to sth/sb B1
to become familiar with something or someone: Eventually you'll get used to the smells of the laboratory. [+ -ing verb] I just can't get used to getting up early.
  • used adjective (NOT NEW)

uk   /juːzd/ us   that has already been put to the purpose it was intended for; not new: a used airline ticket The blackmailers demanded to be paid in used £20 notes. I could only afford a used car (= one that has already been owned by others).
(Definition of used from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "used" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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usedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /juzd/
already owned or put to a purpose by someone else; not new: We’re looking for a used car in good condition.
(Definition of used from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "used" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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usedadjective

uk   us   /juːzd/
COMMERCE used goods, cars, etc. have belonged to someone else and are not new when you buy them: The website advertises used cars.
(Definition of used from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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