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1‘it's the best thing I've ever done’
at any time, at any point, on any occasion, under any circumstances, on any account
up till now, until now
2‘ever the optimist, he was intent on winning’
always, forever, at all times, eternally, until the end of time
informal until the twelfth of never, until the cows come home, until hell freezes over, until doomsday
3‘the statistics show an ever increasing rate of crime’
continually, constantly, always, at all times, endlessly, perpetually, incessantly, unceasingly, unremittingly, repeatedly, recurrently
4‘will she ever learn?’
at all, in any way, on earth
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