ever

ever
'evə 1. adverb
1) (at any time: Nobody ever visits us; She hardly ever writes; Have you ever ridden on an elephant?; If I ever / If ever I see him again I shall get my revenge; better than ever; the brightest star they had ever seen.) noensinne, noen gang, (nesten) aldri
2) (always; continually: They lived happily ever after; I've known her ever since she was a baby.) alltid, stadig
3) (used for emphasis: The new doctor is ever so gentle; What ever shall I do?) veldig, svært
- evergreen 2. noun
(an evergreen tree: Firs and pines are evergreens.) eviggrønt tre, eviggrønn plante
- everlastingly
- evermore
- for ever / forever
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adv. \/ˈevə\/
1) noensinne, noengang
we are better than ever
vi er bedre enn vi noensinne har vært
has he ever been here?
har han vært her noen gang?
did you ever?
har du noensinne hørt på maken?
I hardly ever see her anymore
jeg ser henne nesten aldri lenger
nothing ever happens here
det hender aldri noe her
I've seldom, if ever, felt this great
jeg har sjelden eller aldri hatt det så bra
as if he would ever ...
som om han noensinne skulle ...
2) (noe gammeldags) alltid, stadig
she is ever the same
hun er stadig den samme
3) (hverdagslig, etter spørreord) i all verden, i alle dager
who ever could it be?
hvem i all verden kan det være?
why ever do you say such a thing?
hvorfor i aller dager sier du slikt?
how ever did you do that?
hvordan i alle dager gjorde du det?
where ever did you go?
hvor i all verden ble dere av?
4) (hverdagslig, forsterkende) i det hele tatt, overhodet
before it was ever thought of
før det noensinne var påtenkt
before he had ever spoken a word
før han fikk ytret så mye som et ord
5) (etter superlativ) som noensinne fantes, noensinne
this is the greatest film ever
dette er den beste filmen noensinne
6) (før komparativ) stadig, større og større, mindre og mindre
an ever greater amount
en stadig større mengde
7) veldig
I was ever stupid
as ever som alltid, som vanlig
he came late - as ever
han kom sent - som vanlig
enn noensinne, som bare, som alltid
as quickly as I ever can
så raskt som jeg bare kan
ever after alle sine dager
they lived happily ever after
så levde de lykkelig alle sine dager
ever and again nå og da, fra tid til annen
ever and anon (litterært) nå og da, fra tid til annen
ever since hele tiden siden
he has lived there ever since
helt siden, så lenge
ever since I left
helt siden jeg dro
ever since I can remember
så lenge jeg kan huske
ever so (britisk, hverdagslig) veldig, kjempe-
I like it ever so much
jeg liker det kjempegodt
he is ever so rich
han er veldig rik
be he ever so rich
om han er aldri så rik
he talked ever so long
han pratet i evigheter
ever so little aldri så lite
ever so much (før komparativ) (veldig) mye
it is ever so much smaller
det er mye mindre
ever such (britisk, hverdagslig) veldig (mye), kjempe-
he is ever such a kind man
han er kjempesnill
for ever for bestandig, i all evighet
England for ever!
leve England!
evig og alltid, ustanselig, jevnt og trutt
he is for ever complaining
han klager ustanselig
for ever and ever eller for ever and a day i all evighet, for bestandig fra evighet til evighet
Yours ever eller Yours Ever (på brev) Din for alltid

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