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    Could you possibly help me

    Could you possibly Tell me the exactly difference betwen these?

    1.tom has been in canada since january.
    2.tom has been to canada since january.
    3.tom has gone in canada since january.
    4.tom has gone to canada since january.


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    Re: Could you possibly help me

    Welcome to the forum, Nima.
    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    1.tom has been in canada since january. He went to Canada in January. He is still there.
    2.tom has been to canada since january. He has visited Canada between January and now.
    3.tom has gone in canada since january. Not possible
    4.tom has gone to canada since january. John's departure for Canada happened between January and now.

    In all of them, 'Tom', 'Canada' and 'January' should begin with a capital letter.

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    Re: Could you possibly help me

    In number 2:has he come back or he is still there?
    What is diffrence in meaning between 2 and 1?

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    #4

    Re: Could you possibly help me

    Totally what is diffrence in meaning between 1 and 2 and 4?
    Exactly diffrence in meaning between 1 and 4?
    Last edited by Nima1000; 19-Oct-2012 at 16:17.

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    Re: Could you possibly help me

    Quote Originally Posted by Nima1000 View Post
    Totally what is difference in meaning between 1 and 2 and 4?
    Exactly difference in meaning between 1 and 4?
    5jj explained the differences in post #2.

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    Re: Could you possibly help me

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    5jj explained the differences in post #2.
    Well, I thought I did.

    Which parts of my explanations were not clear, Nima?

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