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ever since

From a particular time; since then. Ever since we moved here, I've been trying to find a painting to hang over the fireplace. He retired years ago and hasn't come back ever since.
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continuously since the time mentioned: He’s had a car ever since he was 18.I was bitten by a dog once and I’ve been afraid of them ever since.
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He has loved her, my Elinor, ever since the first moment of seeing her."
So she called him guardian, and has called him guardian ever since. The children know him by no other name.
"Oh, give me back the good old days of fifty years ago," has been the cry ever since Adam's fifty-first birthday.
Ever since bands like the Beatles and Zeppelin, nobody's really gonna invent anything that hasn't already been done.
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence has proceeded in fits and starts ever since 1959, when two Cornell University physicists, Philip Morrison and Giuseppe Cocconi, suggested that extraterrestrial civilizations would find it easier and cheaper to reach across the galaxy with radio waves than to visit in person.
This dance has been going on ever since humans crafted weapons as some of their very first tools.
Ever since she got breasts over the summer, boys have been buzzing around her like she's the newest version of Tomb Raider or something.
EVER SINCE THE STORK delivered a baby Sooner named Bob Stoops to the NCAA family of head football coaches, we have been following his adventures with growing excitement.
The White House has remained open to the public ever since, except during World War I and II.
Computational geometers and assorted others puzzled over this problem for more than a decade, ever since it came to the attention of robotics engineers who were trying to make a robot arm move from place to place.
Hardware-based RAID (wherein RAID tasks are offloaded to firmware residing on a dedicated external controller) was the obvious solution to this dilemma and it has remained entrenched as the dominant RAID paradigm ever since.
Why we care: Ever since 1987's Law of Desire--starring a young Antonio Banderas as a hunky boy toy--we've been rooting for the openly gay Almodovar, and he has indeed emerged as one of his generation's preeminent filmmakers, Who else would dare to borrow from both All About Eve and A Streetcar Named Desire and still end up with a film that's such a bona fide original?
Ever since it arrived from Scotland in the late 19th century, golf has existed in large part as the exclusive province of white America.
America's great social experiment, arguably, has not been democracy but the pursuit of happiness--that distinctively modern idea, ordained by the Fathers as an inalienable right and wielded ever since like some vibrating megadildo, available at the right price, though with no guaranteed long-term effects.
Yes, they're afraid that gay men will hit on them the same way they have been hitting on women ever since puberty.