I never ever watched cricket

Discussion in 'English Only' started by user_gary, Jun 11, 2007.

  1. user_gary Banned

    India - Jharkhand
    India - Hindi
    I never ever watched cricket.

    Is the word `ever' needed here? because I think, never itself is (no + ever).

    Please help me.
     
  2. elroy

    elroy Sharp-heeled Mod

    Chicago, IL
    US English/Palestinian Arabic bilingual
    "Ever" is not necessary, but it can be used as an intensifier.

    "Never ever" is more emphatic than just "never."
     

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