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Phrase: I have ever once visited the country #1 (permalink) Sat Nov 29, 2008 23:52 pm   Phrase: I have ever once visited the country
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #708 "Ever vs. never", question 2

B: I learnt Italian at school but I have ......... once visited the country.

(a) always
(b) never
(c) ever
(d) sometimes

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #708 "Ever vs. never", answer 2

B: I learnt Italian at school but I have never once visited the country.

Correct answer: (b) never

Your answer was: incorrect
B: I learnt Italian at school but I have ever once visited the country.
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Hello. I guess the reason why the answer is 'never' is because of the contex and ' I have ever once visited the country.' is fine grammatically. Am I right?

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Phrase: I have ever once visited the country #2 (permalink) Sun Nov 30, 2008 8:57 am   Phrase: I have ever once visited the country
 

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'Ever' is not possible in the test question or in your example. Only 'never' collocates with 'once'.
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