Used to + base verb
Use the modal used to when talking about past events that no longer occur.
1: We often use used to when asked about present activities.
(Q) Do you play golf?
(A) I used to play but not anymore. I don't have time.
(Q) Do you play any instruments?
(A) Not really. I used to play the guitar but not anymore.
2: We often use the phrase not anymore to clarify that the action does not happen presently.
(Q) Do you cook much?
(A) Not anymore. I used to though.
(Q) Do you see your friend from school?
(A) Not really. We used to meet once a week but now we are too busy with life.
3: In a Yes/No question, we can omit the verb and reply by with just used to followed by but and a reason.
(Q) Do you study French?
(A) I used to but I gave up.
(Q) Do you you and your family travel much?
(A) We used to but now we don't have time.