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    Meaning of "only ever"

    What does the expression "only ever" mean? Is it just used as a synonym to stress "only"?

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    Re: Meaning of "only ever"

    Quote Originally Posted by marenparn View Post
    What does the expression "only ever" mean? Is it just used as a synonym to stress "only"?
    Some context might help.

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    Re: Meaning of "only ever"

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Some context might help.
    The sentence is the following:

    At our Authorized Repair centers technicians only ever use manufacturer-approved parts.

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    Re: Meaning of "only ever"

    Quote Originally Posted by marenparn View Post
    The sentence is the following:

    At our Authorized Repair centers technicians only ever use manufacturer-approved parts.
    Yes, it emphasises "only". It doesn't matter when you come, we use only approved parts. We have always used only approved parts. We now use only approved parts. In the future, we will use only approved parts. We use only approved parts at all times ( = ever).
    Last edited by 5jj; 13-Aug-2013 at 18:07.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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