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    seldom ever

    Is this sentence correct?
    'I have seldom ever seen him.'
    Thank you.

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    Re: seldom ever

    Quote Originally Posted by Betsu
    Is this sentence correct?
    'I have seldom ever seen him.'
    No. Delete "ever" from that sentence.

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    #3
    The sentence could also be corrected another way:
    I have seldom if ever.....

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    Re: seldom ever

    You would add "if ever" if you were unsure of your memory.

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    A hedging procedure.

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