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    What does "I never seemed to ..." mean?

    Hi, I need to translate the following sentence and can't find the right words in my language:

    "I never seemed to find the perfect book for my course."

    What does it mean?

    My version is something like "I wanted to find the perfect book but I have never thought that it can really happen."

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    Re: What does "I never seemed to ..." mean?

    'Despite my best efforts I was never able to find the perfect book...'

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