ever since


: continually or often from a past time until now
We both liked the idea and have been working on it ever since.
I went to the festival its first year and have been returning ever since.
: continually from the time in the past when : since
She's wanted to be a firefighter ever since she was a young girl.

Examples of ever since in a Sentence

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“Ever since.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ever%20since. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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