› at any time: Have you ever been skiing? If you're ever in town, do come and see me. No one ever calls me any more.
better/faster/happier, etc than ever › better/faster/happier, etc than at any time before
hardly ever › almost never: We hardly ever go out these days.
ever since › always since that time: We met at school and have been friends ever since.
ever so/ever such a UK › very/a very: She's ever so pretty. She's ever such a pretty girl.
for ever UK (UK/US forever) › always in the future: I'm not going to live here for ever.
ever-changing/growing/increasing, etc › always changing/growing/increasing, etc