"Sarah didn't use to trust ..." is poor English.

StevieC1Kwiziq community member

"Sarah didn't use to trust ..." is poor English.

The correct form is "Sarah used not to trust ...".
Asked 2 years ago
StevieC1Kwiziq community member
... though I appreciate that not many people form their sentences so elegantly :)
DebraB2Kwiziq community member
Yes your correct form is correct and circumvents the raging arguments between the other informal ways. But this grammar is changing especially in spoken language. News presenters now say different to, different than, etc. And the lines between less and fewer are use to getting more blurrier every day and I can't get useta that.

"Sarah didn't use to trust ..." is poor English.

The correct form is "Sarah used not to trust ...".

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