Words ending with Ever
What do words ending with "ever" mean? Phrases like:
Whatever, whoever, whenever, wherever, whichever, or however
When you add "ever" to the end of a word, it adds the meaning of "any" or "every" to that word.
Whenever you add "ever" to the end of a word, you add the meaning of "any" or "every" to the original meaning of that word.
Any time you add "ever" to the end of a word...
It has a similar meaning to "anything or everything"
You can do whatever
you want now that you have finished your homework.
He did whatever
he could to pass his class, but he still failed because the class was just too hard for him.
It has a similar meaning to “any time”.
He asks me for money whenever
he sees me.
I enter the class I find my students studying.
It means “anywhere or everywhere”.
The disciples followed Jesus wherever
You can keep it wherever
you want as long as it is safe.
It has a similar meaning to “anybody or everybody”.
scratched my car like this should have at least left a note.
told you that was wrong.
It has a similar meaning to “any out of a specific group”.
you like and I will pay for it.
hotel you stay in, I am sure you are going to enjoy Las Vegas.
However (in which way)
It has a similar meaning to “whichever way”.
You can't just act however
you want, you must be professional.
you like your steak, just tell them and they will cook it for you.
Wh-ever Words Exercise
Choose the correct "-ever phrase" to complete the sentences.