Ever, never: usage, position in sentence
How to use ever and never correctly.
|Ever = 'at any time'.
We generally use ever in questions.
|Do you ever drink coffee?
Have you ever been to Paris?
|Never = 'at no time'.||He has never visited me.
I'll never forget how kind he has been.
I never drink tea with milk.
|Never and ever go immediately before the main verb.
Exceptions are the verb be and modal verbs (can, etc.).
|I never eat meat.
Do you ever go cycling?
I am never late.
I can never remember his name.
You should never drink and drive.
|When speaking about our past, we use the present perfect with ever and never.||I have never been to America.
Have you ever been to America?
It was the best wine I have ever tasted.