What's the difference between used to and be / get used to?
Used to and be/get used to are quite different. Look at these examples, and complete the sentences below.
I used to drink a lot of coffee.
I used to have long hair.
Tom was a model, so he was used to having his photo taken.
My dog isn't used to other people yet, so I keep him on a lead.
I haven't got used to the weather here yet - it's so different from my country.
It took me months to get used to wearing contact lenses.
When you say get used to, 'get' means 'become'. After you get used to something, you are used to it!.
I didn't like his cooking at first, but I'm used to it now.
After several years, I got used to his cooking.
Choose the best word(s) to complete these sentences. You will need to decide if it's a noun phrase (after despite) or a clause (after although).