“used to / would often”

Used to express a past situation or what frequently occurred while remembering

it. **


V(タ形) + ものだ


子供の時は、よく友達とサッカーをし たものだ

When I was a child, I used to play soccer with my friends.

子供の頃は、よく家族で旅行し たものだ が、最近はしなくなってしまった。

I used to travel with my family when I was a child, but I don’t anymore.

子供の頃は、よく母に叱られ たものだ

I was often scolded by my mother when I was a child.

子供の頃は、よく川へ遊びに行っ たものだ

When I was a child, I often went to the river to play.

大学生の時は、よく友達と朝までカラオケをし たものだ

When I was a university student, I used to have karaoke parties with my

friends until morning.

学生の頃は、よく勉強し、よく遊ん だものだ

I used to study hard and play hard when I was a student.

昔はよく、兄と兄弟喧嘩をし たものだ

I used to fight with my brother a lot.

数年前はよく、バイクで色々なところへ行っ たものだ

A few years ago, I used to go to various places by motorcycle.

昔の子供は、よく公園で遊んだり、広場でサッカーをしたりし たものだ

In the past, children used to play in the park or play soccer in the square.

若い頃は、よく無茶をし たものだ

When I was young, I used to do a lot of reckless things.

結婚した頃は、妻とよく二人で旅行し たものだ

When I got married, my wife and I used to travel together.

受験生の頃は、毎日図書館に通って勉強し たものだ

When I was a student, I used to go to the library every day to study.

独身の頃は、よく合コンをし たものだ

When I was single, I used to go to matchmaking parties.