View Poll Results: Why you say "Has anyone seen my callculator it"s GONE missing".

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Thread: Ms.Lus

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    lucyna Guest

    Smile Ms.Lus

    I want to ask about "gone and been".Why you say "Has anyone seen my callculator it`s GONE missing." could you tell me it`s that corect becouse I was thinking corect is "Has anyone seen my callculator it`s BEEN missing".

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    Default Re: Ms.Lus

    Not 'been', but 'is'-- my calculator 'is missing' = 'has gone missing' = 'has become lost'. This is a familiar if colloquial, perhaps originally jocular idiomatic formation based on parallel structure (?): gone fishing, gone swimming, etc.

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