What is never?

What Does never Mean

The term never comes from the Latin word numquam . It is an adverb that is used to refer to that which did not occur at any time or which did not occur at any time.

For example: "Never has a team achieved three consecutive titles" , "The president never said he was going to take such a measure" , "I know my neighbor and I never thought I could do something like that . "
By analyzing these examples , we can understand what the idea of never refers to . When someone expresses that "never" a sports team managed to obtain three consecutive championships, they are pointing out that there is no institution that has been consecrated three times in a row in a certain field. On the other hand, mentioning that a president “never” announced that he was going to make a certain decision is a clarification regarding what the president was expected to do. Finally, someone who thinks he knows another individual cannot understand an action that said subject performed: "never" was that possibility in his mind.

For emphasis , it is possible to appeal to the adverbial phrase "never again . " If a woman is sure that she could not live in a country other than her own, she can affirm the following: "I will never, ever go to live abroad . " The use of "never again" rules out the option in question.
The term can never be used to affirm a truth or a lie . In both cases it accentuates the fact that something has not happened, but in the second it serves to try with special intensity to escape a reprimand. For example: if a person who has just stolen money from another by entering their bedroom and opening their safe tells them "I never entered your room" , they are not only lying but are trying to underline their innocence, since they could well say no , instead of never .
There are various sayings and sayings that contain the word never ; Let's see some of them below:
* "I met him yesterday, but I never saw him tomorrow" : highlights the idea that the future is uncertain, probably exciting and that it is worth living it with an open mind. Similarly, that the past will no longer return and therefore it is not worth looking back;
* "Whoever tells me that they never lied, that when they say it they are lying, I say so" : no one can assure that they have never told a lie. Therefore, whoever says it is surely lying at that very moment;
* "To those who do not thank you for what you have done, never sacrifice your profit" : many times it happens to us that we have a good gesture with someone who turns out to be ungrateful. Well, this saying advises us not to fall into the trap of helping people of this ilk;

* "To those who work, the day never seems long" : lazy people tend to spend all day in front of the television, or at the bar, wandering around feeling that the hours do not pass. However, those who invest their time and energy in something productive arrive early at night, tired from their effort and wanting to go to sleep to start another day of work;
* "A mouse with a good nose, the cat is never surprised" : if we are attentive to our surroundings we reduce the chances of being ripped off or hurt.
Finally, Never Land (or Neverland in English) is a fictional territory that appears in "Peter Pan" , a novel by Scotsman James Matthew Barrie with multiple adaptations to film, theater and TV. On this island, children never grow up and spend their days having fun, without obligations or responsibilities.

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