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Old July 18, 2019, 03:25 PM
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Ever so

As I understand it, the expression "ever so" is a vehement emphasis of "so". My problem is that "ever", for me, introduces an idea of a continuing or increasing emotion but that's most probably not the case, so I'm always insecure about using it. Any comments?

And would it be correct to use it in these examples?

- I have two students who won't learn much. It's ever so frustrating! (As in I'm getting more and more frustrated at the end of each class)

- She's normally late from work. When she gets home she's ever so hungry! (As in she's always so hungry she could have big amounts of anything for dinner)
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