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    Question adjectives

    Hi there!

    A friend of mine asked to insert never in following sentence

    Paris is the most beautiful city I have ever visited in my life.

    Here are my answers:

    1. I have never visited such a beautiful city in my life.
    2. I have never visited a more beautiful city than Paris.
    3. I have never visited a city as beautiful as Paris.
    4.
    Never have I visited such as beautiful city.

    My question is: Are there any other possible answers?


    To me, these sentence sound grammatically correct. How about you?
    I've never watched a more interesting movie than Titanic.
    She's never read a more fantastic poems than Shakespeare.


    Thanks in advance

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    Re: adjectives

    You've done well.

    Generally, the adverb goes between the auxiliary verb and the main verb.

    I have never seen...
    I have always said...
    He has often been...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: adjectives

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    You've done well.

    Generally, the adverb goes between the auxiliary verb and the main verb.

    I have never seen...
    I have always said...
    He has often been...
    Thanks for your quick reply.
    I hope you add more sentences concerning the last question.

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    Re: adjectives

    I just noticed that you titled the thread "adjectives" but they are actually adverbs.

    Why don't you try to write some more sentences with adverbs inserted between the aux. verb and the main verb?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: adjectives

    To strenghten your sentences you may say "never ever" as well. Like "I have never ever seen such a beautiful city in my life."

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    Re: adjectives

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: adjectives

    Back to the discussion

    Does the following sentence sound grammatically correct?

    I have never visited a city in my life is more beautiful than Paris

    Adding 'is' in this way made the sentence sound unusual to me

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    Re: adjectives

    Quote Originally Posted by xpert View Post

    I have never visited a city in my life that is more beautiful than Paris

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    #9

    Re: adjectives

    I think adding (that) made it sound correct, right?


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    Re: adjectives

    I think your answers are all possible but "I have never visited a city as beautiful as Paris" is the most logical sentence to me (the 3rd one).

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