Usage of ever

subhajit123

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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.
 
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Rover_KE

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No, but it adds emphasis.
 
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