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    have ever heard

    Does this "ever" mean "throughtout all the time in my experience" or just an emphasis for the superlative of "the most beautiful"? And also is this omissible or shouldn't it be omitted?

    A: You are telling me a beautiful story. I never heard such a beautiful story before.
    B: That is the most beautiful story I have ever heard.

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    Re: have ever heard

    The words mean "in my whole life".

    If you omit 'ever', you really need something else, such as 'this year' or 'since ....'.

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    Re: have ever heard

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    The words mean "in my whole life".

    If you omit 'ever', you really need something else, such as 'this year' or 'since ....'.
    Thanks, if ever is describing right after a superlative, it must be an emphasis, so the difference seems to be whether it's described by a clause like "I have.." or without it, isn't it?
    ex)The most attractive actress ever is coming to Korea.

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