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    Question ever/never

    I would like to ask a question regarding to Ever and Never use in sentence.

    If something I just see it for the first time, Which sentence is the correct sentence?

    1. It is the best picture I have ever seen before.
    2. It is the best picture I have never seen before.

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    Default Re: ever/never

    Quote Originally Posted by kimlang View Post
    I would like to ask a question regarding to Ever and Never use usage in ​a sentence.

    If something I just see it for the first time, Which sentence is the correct sentence?

    1. It is the best picture I have ever seen before.
    2. It is the best picture I have never seen before.
    Seeing a picture for the first time doesn't necessarily make it the best picture you have seen.

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    Default Re: ever/never

    thank for correcting my mistakes and explanation,

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    Default Re: ever/never

    Quote Originally Posted by kimlang View Post
    Thanks for correcting my mistakes and your explanation.
    For example:
    This is the best meal I have ever eaten. I have never had such a good meal before.
    That was the worst movie I've ever seen. I have never seen a worse movie.


    Edited: Missed the "thank" issue.
    Last edited by Barb_D; 02-Oct-2012 at 15:22.
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    Default Re: ever/never

    Quote Originally Posted by kimlang View Post
    thank for correcting my mistakes and explanation,
    You can either say "Thanks for correcting" or "Thank you for correcting". However, we usually avoid posting separate posts for that. We simply click on the "Like" button at the right side of the screen. That usually does the trick.

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    Last edited by charliedeut; 02-Oct-2012 at 14:36. Reason: Wrong verb in diom. Thanks, TheParser!
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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