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    Cool as...as ever

    When in English we say "This is as bright as ever", what are we really saying?

    1_This is as bright as always it has been

    or rather

    2_This is bright as never before we've have seen it

    My penchant is for the second one, but I'm not quite sure


    Thank You for your help

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    Re: as...as ever

    This is the brightest idea (I have) ever (seen).

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    Re: as...as ever

    "As bright as ever" means the first one you guessed.

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    Cool Re: as...as ever

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    This is the brightest idea (I have) ever (seen).

    Not quite sure you are for the first or for the second option
    Last edited by Bushwhacker; 14-Nov-2009 at 22:06.

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    Cool Re: as...as ever

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    "As bright as ever" means the first one you guessed.
    Thanks for the clarifying answer.

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