arthurbinson
''I used to finish my work today before night'' Hi, I wanted to be sure. Is my sentence above correct?
Sep 16, 2012 3:49 AM
Answers · 3
No, it's not correct. I'd like to correct it for you, but I'm not 100% sure what it's trying to say. You can leave out the word "today" and it makes sense. (''I used to finish my work before night).'' "I used to" means you did something in the past. (I used to smoke, I used to eat too much). If you want to say you finished work before night arrived in the past, you can say, "I used to finish working in the late afternoon before darkness."
September 16, 2012
other option is to drop used to: "I finished my work before night today" as in I usually finish after dark, but today, I got to finish it sooner.
September 16, 2012
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