ever so


: very
Thank you ever so much.
I'm ever so glad that you got better.
The violin was ever so slightly out of tune.

Examples of ever so in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To make the ball move, the pitcher rotated his fingers, ever so slightly. Andy McCullough, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2024 Overall, revenue increased to $22.1 billion for the quarter, up ever so slightly from $21.8 billion in Q2 2023. Natasha Piñon, Fortune, 7 May 2024 Gibbard regularly dipped to his knees and gestured to fans across the seven-minute opus, the climactic instrumental bridge building to a boil ever so slowly. Piet Levy, Journal Sentinel, 7 May 2024 The formulas is ever so slightly tinted and incredibly lightweight. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, 3 May 2024 As Season Three begins, Ava has found a successful niche as a writer on a Last Week Tonight-esque topical comedy show, and things are going well with actress girlfriend Ruby (Lorenza Izzo) now that Ava has grown up ever so slightly, and no longer has to be at Deborah’s beck and call. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 2 May 2024 Inside the container is a rich, dark brown mulch that’s moist to the touch and ever so slightly grainy. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 22 Apr. 2024 But ever so gradually, and with the highest of fidelity, the play turns into something altogether fresh and, in this play-with-music hybrid form, indefinable. Frank Rizzo, Variety, 20 Apr. 2024 The surgery rescued me from any more TPN in the immediate future while nudging me ever so slightly closer to a future without food—again, relief and suffering at the same time. Andrew Chapman, Longreads, 18 Apr. 2024

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“Ever so.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ever%20so. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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