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Nevah vs. Never

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Nevahadverb

(Yankee dialect) never

Neveradverb

At no time; on no occasion; in no circumstance.

‘I finally finished, and I never want to do that again.’; ‘I repeated the test a hundred times, and never saw a positive result.’; ‘I will never tell.’;

Neveradverb

Not at any other time; not on any other occasion; not previously.

Neveradverb

(colloquial) Negative particle (used to negate verbs in the simple past tense; also used absolutely).

‘The police say I stole the car, but I never did it.’; ‘You said you were going to mow the lawn today. – I never!’;

Neveradverb

Not ever; not at any time; at no time, whether past, present, or future.

‘Death still draws nearer, never seeming near.’;

Neveradverb

In no degree; not in the least; not.

‘Whosoever has a friend to guide him, may carry his eyes in another man's head, and yet see never the worse.’; ‘And he answered him to never a word.’;

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Neveradverb

not ever; at no time in the past or future;

‘I have never been to China’; ‘I shall never forget this day’; ‘had never seen a circus’; ‘never on Sunday’; ‘I will never marry you!’;

Neveradverb

not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances;

‘never fear’; ‘bringing up children is never easy’; ‘that will never do’; ‘what is morally wrong can never be politically right’;

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