My Dad told me that I'm a intelligent kid he has ever seen in his life

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Is it correct way to say like below sentence?

"My Dad told me that I'm a intelligent kid he has ever seen in his life."
 

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Piscean,
I don't like the "the most". I will insist to use "a".
Do you think is it correct?
 

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Polyester, you don't have to like the answers to your questions, but that doesn't make you right. The original sentence makes no sense. Piscean's interpretation does make sense. Also, "a intelligent" is nonstandard English. (In the South, however, we say "a apple". (Note further that I'm not from the South.))
 

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The inclusion of "...he has ever seen in his life" necessitates a superlative (most/-est), or a comparative (more/-er).

Consider the following possibilities:

"My Dad told me that I'm one of the most intelligent kids he has ever seen in his life."

"My Dad told me that I'm one of the more intelligent kids he has ever seen in his life."

The former implies a higher intelligence range than the latter, though the latter still implies that you're comfortably above average.

Note that "kids" is plural because of "one of the".
 
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My dad told me that I'm the only intelligent kid he has ever seen in his life.
 
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Note that we don't capitalise 'dad' unless it's being used like a name - say 'Monty'.

I asked my dad if I could borrow his toenail clippers.

'Can I borrow your toenail clippers, Dad? I asked.
 

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