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    Smile will ever have

    Is the following sentence acceptable?

    To be a police officer can be a tough and unpredicatble job, but it is also the most rewarding position I will ever have.

    If I delete "I will ever have", is it still acceptable?

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    Re: will ever have

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Is the following sentence acceptable?

    To be a police officer can be a tough and unpredicatble job, but it is also the most rewarding position I will ever have.

    If I delete "I will ever have", is it still acceptable?
    It is acceptable.

    If you delete I will ever have, you have a possible utterance; the most then has the sense of an extremely. This is more likely in speech than in writing.

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    Re: will ever have

    That's a better thread title than your usual 'sentences', contiluo. It has relevance to the question.

    To add to 5jj's answer, deleting I will ever have removes the personal aspect. It is saying it's the most rewarding position anybody will ever have.

    Rover

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