English Grammar Be Used
Learn English Be Used Grammar

Grammar Level 4- Lesson Twenty

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Be Used in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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(be) used


As you have learned in previous lessons, the verb “use” is essential for speaking English. This lesson will help you learn how to use “use” in the passive voice.

The verb phrase “(be) used” is often applied when describing machines and gadgets.


Remember that the verb “be” changes according to the subject and the verb tense.
1. This camera is used for taking pictures.

2. This grater is used for grating cheese.

3. This coffee mug is used for drinking coffee.

4. This is a CD. It was used for storing information and transferring files from a computer.

5. This is a microwave oven. It’s used for heating or reheating food.

6. This is a handgun. It can be used for home protection, but sometimes guns are used to commit crimes.

7. These are reading glasses. They’re used for reading things that are close.

8. This is a measuring cup. It’s used for measuring liquids and dry amounts.

In the next lesson, you will learn how to use “be” + “make”


Quiz for Be Used

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