used to + BASE FORM = meaning habit or repeated action in the past. Not true now.
I used to live in Arizona. I lived there for 4 years. I do not live there now.
I used to play volleyball. I played twice a week for many years. I do not play now.
Negative: I didn’t use to = meaning it’s a current habit that was NOT true in the past.
I didn’t use to watch the news every day. I do watch the news every day now.
I didn’t use to like onions. I do like onions now.
BE used to + ING (gerund noun) = it feels normal to me.
I am used to getting up late every day. I usually get up around 10am.
My brother is used to having a dog. When one dies, he gets a new one.
My mother was finally used to living alone, and then she remarried.
Negative: I’m/he’s/you’re/they’re not used to doing…. = it’s NOT normal for me.
I’m not used to taking the bus. I usually have a car.
I’m not used to driving here. The traffic is too busy for me.
Making friends here was hard at first. I wasn’t used to seeing other races.
GET used to + ING (gerund noun) = change from “NO! That’s strange!” to “It’s OK.”
When I came here, I got used to eating food from other cultures. (past)
I need to get used to working and going to school. (present/future)
I hope my daughter will get used to paying her own bills soon. (future)
I am slowly getting used to living in a loud apartment building (now in progress)
My son has gotten used to walking to school. (over time up to now-pres. perfect)
Negative: it depends on the verb tense.
simple present – don’t get used to pres. progressive – isn’t getting used to
simple past – didnt’ get used to pres. perfect – hasn’t gotten used to