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    ever?

    This is an extraction from somewhere, but i have no widlest idea of what this really means.

    - Virtually ever carrier uses that runaway.

    Does it mean "No carrier ever uses that runaway" or what?

    I don't think this is correct sentence. please make it clear to me.

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    Re: ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by paris 06 View Post
    This is an extraction from somewhere, but i have no widlest idea of what this really means.

    - Virtually ever carrier uses that runaway.

    Does it mean "No carrier ever uses that runaway" or what?

    I don't think this is correct sentence. please make it clear to me.
    This looks like another typo, it should be "every". Then the sentence would make sense.

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    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***

    Quote Originally Posted by paris 06 View Post
    This is an extraction from somewhere, but I have not the widest idea of what this really means.

    - Virtually ever carrier uses that runaway.

    Does it mean "No carrier ever uses that runaway" or what?

    I don't think this is a correct sentence. Please make it clear to me.
    I agree with bhaisahab although I also disagree.
    To me it is every, but the sense should be:
    Almost every carrier uses that runaway.
    It's not:
    No carrier uses that runaway.
    (At least it would surprise me...)

    Cheers!

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    #4

    Re: ever?

    It sounds like carriers are airlines using runways.

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    Re: ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    It sounds like carriers are airlines using runways.
    Well, that makes even more sense.

    Cheers!

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    Re: ever?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    ***Neither a teacher nor a native speaker.***



    I agree with bhaisahab although I also disagree.
    To me it is every, but the sense should be:
    Almost every carrier uses that runaway.
    It's not:
    No carrier uses that runaway.
    (At least it would surprise me...)

    Cheers!
    Yes, of course it means "almost every carrier..." I didn't suggest that it meant the opposite.

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