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Would to express habitual actions in past

In Portuguese, there is a specific verbal form in past tense for when one expresses habitual actions in past tense. In English, however, we must use Would. Its usage is more a matter of "how we speak" ...
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How to Identify Habitual Simple past tense (Repetitive) and Simple past tense

There were always a couple of people who put their hands up right away, usually girls, usually from the town kids who dressed up for school. They sat in the front of every class, boys and girls ...
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How to differentiate Past Simpe Tense and Past Habits / Generalisation while reading?

Past Simple can be use to describe past habits same as would and use to. Hence, I am getting difficulties to differentiate and understand the meaning of Simple past tense or Past habits while reading. ...