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Re: It ever was..

Posted by Word Camel on October 19, 2004

In Reply to: It ever was.. posted by jCk on October 19, 2004

: The matter has ceased to be a mystery to any one. Indeed, I wonder that it ever was a mystery.

: How to say "it ever was a mystery" in the simplest and clearest way?

: In this sentence : "I" think it used to be a mystery. Or "I" think it never was a mystery? ... Thank you.

The original sentence is perfectly clear. In the second instance, the second example, 'I think it never was a mystery', seems better to me.