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recently, instead of ever?


recently, instead of ever?
Hi friends,I have a simple question.We can say "This is the most delicious soup I have ever eaten" Can we use "recently "instead of "ever" ?Thanks .Have a good day!

22 Apr 2010      

United States

"ever" means in your whole life
"recently" means in the last few days or weeks

22 Apr 2010     


If you want to change the meaning, you can say something like,

"This is the most delicious soup I �ve had recently."  "Recently" usually goes at the beginning or the end of a sentence (I think).

22 Apr 2010     

Lina Ladybird

I agree with Douglas and liquidnuance!! :)

22 Apr 2010