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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face Usage of ever

    Is 'ever' really necessary in the following sentence?

    1- This is the first time I have (ever) been to England.
    2- This is the first time I have (ever) seen a crocodile.
    3- This is the best goal I have (ever) seen in my life.
    4- She is the most beautiful woman I have (ever) seen.
    Last edited by subhajit123; 15-Aug-2017 at 11:49.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: Usage of ever

    No, but it adds emphasis.

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