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I’ve never been in love before.
You’ll never guess who I saw today!
He must never discover the truth.
‘I haven’t tried Chinese food before.’ ‘What, never?’
‘She had the baby nine weeks early.’ ‘Never!’
I never knew Egypt was so big!
I never knew that he was married.
It would never do to forget his birthday.
Don’t be late. That would never do!
Never mind – you’re all right now.
The shop’s shut, but never mind, we can come back tomorrow.
‘Do you still want that shopping done?’ ‘No, never mind – it’s too late now.’
‘How in the world did you persuade her?’ ‘Never you mind.’
‘George and Josh are brothers’. ‘Well, I never’.
You’d better be nice – you never know when you might need his help.
You never know – he might offer you a part in his film.
This is the British English definition of never. View American English definition of never.