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    Ever

    How can I ever find him in this crowded mall?

    What does "ever" mean in the above sentence?

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    Re: Ever

    It means "at any time". It's an intensifier.

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    Re: Ever

    I think it's just being used for emphasis here. I don't see it as meaning "at any time."

    See entry #4 in the link below.
    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/ever

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