'seldom or never'

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'seldom or never'

by confuse mind » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:16 pm
I read a sentence in a grammar book
The export quality tea is seldom or never used in the country.

I feel seldom and never both mean the same. No ? experts please!

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by Birottam Dutta » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:36 pm
You can check the meaning of seldom in the dictionary as well right?? Just check it online.

Seldom means rarely, infrequently, etc.

Never means... well never!!!

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by confuse mind » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:33 pm
Birottam Dutta wrote:You can check the meaning of seldom in the dictionary as well right?? Just check it online.

Seldom means rarely, infrequently, etc.

Never means... well never!!!

Thanks...I posted the doubt on the basis of intuition and yes, my understanding was wrong.