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    Default present perfect

    Hi,
    Is this sentence correct? " Have you ever been scuba diving?"
    If it's correct, is it different from " Have you ever gone scuba diving?".
    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: present perfect

    Personally, I'd say "Have you ever scuba-dived?".

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    Default Re: present perfect

    Although I must admit both of your variants are OK.

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    Default Re: present perfect

    Quote Originally Posted by samira.m View Post
    Hi,
    Is this sentence correct? " Have you ever been scuba diving?"
    If it's correct, is it different from " Have you ever gone scuba diving?".
    Thanks in advance.
    They are both fine and mean the same thing. Please bear in mind, though, that "been" and "gone" are not always interchangeable.

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