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it was ever so

It has always been this way; this has always been the truth. Sometimes stylized as "’twas ever so." We should be disappointed to learn our political leaders are so deep in the pockets of corporations, but we should not be surprised. It was ever so. ’Twas ever so, unfortunately—the higher you are in a socioeconomic hierarchy, the more you depend on the exploitation of lower-class workers.
See also: ever

it was ever thus

It has always been this way; this has always been the truth. Sometimes stylized as "’twas ever thus." We should be disappointed to learn our political leaders are so deep in the pockets of corporations, but we should not be surprised. It was ever thus. ’Twas ever thus, unfortunately—the higher you are in a socioeconomic hierarchy, the more you depend on the exploitation of lower-class workers.
See also: ever, thus

it was ever thus (or so)

used as a humorous way of suggesting that despite claims of things having been better in the past nothing much alters. informal
1998 Bookseller Curious and surprising (to say the least) and depressing things happen. But it was ever so.
See also: ever, thus
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The space also includes museum exhibitions devoted to the New York Jet Age, TWA's history and the mid-century modern design movement.
Working out of the TWA Flight Center was "an overwhelmingly exciting experience, and everyone around me felt the same," said Hugh Schoelzel, who went to work for TWA as a flight engineer in 1967 and retired as vice-president of corporate safety in 2004.
Unique design: The Leyard TWA Series is a unique flat panel LED video wall display offering a slim 54-inch cabinet and the finest pixel pitches available on the market today.
According to TWA's chairman Abdullah al-Sulaimani, his company's biggest sales propositions are the quick turnaround of OEM aircraft parts, its service expertise and its experience in emerging aviation markets.
The time-domain methods can detect the TWA of nonstationary ECG signal in short time, and they have also been used on Holter data.
Time-weighted averages (TWA) of the variables-of-interest were derived for each 24-hour interval of MV for all patients.
The plane crash that Somerhalder is referring to was the July 17, 1996 TWA Flight 800 that was Paris-bound.
Winners in this year's competition are: John Lamkin, Lifetime Achievement Award; Ann Lombardi, Travel Radio Personality of the Year; Laurel Robbins, Travel Blogger of the Year; DM Banks, TWA Member of the Year; TR Threston, Travel Writer of the Year; Darley Newman, Travel Television Personality of the Year; and Susan Frost, Travel Photographer of the Year.
Continuous electrocardiograms (ECGs) were recorded at rest and T-wave alternans (TWA) was computed by modified moving average analysis with QRS alignment for the artifact-free intervals of 20 beats along the V2 and V5 leads.
The TWA's role in this campaign has been to make the allegations of human rights abuses gender specific, and to pursue the rhetoric about women's rights violations in Chinese-occupied Tibet by collecting evidence for these abuses.
to 'twAA-' and 'twA-1+', respectively, from 'twA' and 'twA-1', with long-term outlook being positive.
Acting President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Syed Adil Anis stated this while speaking to a delegation of Traders Welfare Association (TWA) here, said a statement issued by the Chamber here.
My wife, daughter and I were en route to Washington, D.C., but at the departure gate at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris we learned our Air Zaire ticket wouldn't be accepted by TWA. Berg, who happened to be at the TWA desk, explained our problem to representatives of a French airline, which issued us a ticket that TWA accepted, getting us to the United States.
When he heard that TWA was hiring pilots, he joined the company.
A patient wearing a heart monitor for 18 to 24 hours could provide important data regarding T-wave alternans (TWA), a highly subtle abnormality in the heart's rhythm, as well as any abnormalities in heart rate turbulence (HRT), a measure of the heart's ability to adapt to changes.