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    Hi all,

    I'm not clear in "Has there been".
    Can anyone teach me more about this ? Thank you.
    example:
    1. Has there been any progress in this? (Does there have other way to express this setence?)
    2. Does there have any progress in this? (What's the difference to setence 1?)
    3. He has been to Korea this year.
    4. Has he ever been to Korea?
    5. Has he ever gone/visited to Korea?

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    Default Re: "Has there been" question

    Quote Originally Posted by jojocom931 View Post
    1. Has there been any progress in this? Fine
    (Does there have Is there another way to express this sentence?)
    2. Does there have any progress in this? (What's the difference to sentence 1?)
    #2 is completely wrong.
    3. He has been to Korea this year. Fine. if it ends in a question mark.
    4. Has he ever been to Korea? Fine
    5. Has he ever gone/visited to Korea?
    "Has he ever gone to to Korea?" is possible.
    "Has he ever visited to Korea?" is fine.
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    Default Re: "Has there been" question

    Quote Originally Posted by jojocom931 View Post
    Hi all,

    I'm not clear in "Has there been".
    Can anyone teach me more about this ? Thank you.
    example:
    1. Has there been any progress in this? (Does there have other way to express this setence?)
    2. Does there have any progress in this? (What's the difference to setence 1?)
    3. He has been to Korea this year.
    4. Has he ever been to Korea?
    5. Has he ever gone/visited to Korea?

    JoJo ^^
    Not all your sentences use "Has there been?". Only 1 uses it. I'll answer that question. 2 is wrong.
    "There is a an apple in the fridge." - present tense.
    "There was an apple in the fridge" - past tense
    "There has been an apple in the fridge" - present perfect.
    "Has there been an apple in the fridge?" - A question in the present perfect.

    Try to use example sentences that are actual examples of your question.

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    Default Re: "Has there been" question

    Another question:
    1. I have been to Korea. [present perfect]
    2. I have gone to/visited Korea. [present perfect]

    Does sentence 1 mean that I have ever been to Korea and I'm back now? Sentence 2 means that I'm still in Korea?


    Thank you,
    JoJo
    Last edited by jojocom931; 28-Mar-2013 at 10:38.

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