What is the difference between "avoir l'habitude de" and "s'habituer à"?

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What is the difference between "avoir l'habitude de" and "s'habituer à"?

When do we say the first and when the second?

Merci d'avance :)

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

avoir l'habitude -- to be in the habit of...
s'habituer à -- to become used to...

J'ai l'habitude de me brosser les dents. -- I am used to brushing my teeth.
Je me suis habitué à me brosser les dents. -- I got used to brushing my teeth.

What is the difference between "avoir l'habitude de" and "s'habituer à"?

When do we say the first and when the second?

Merci d'avance :)

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