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    #1

    gone on a personal emergency;

    Hi,

    I heard a native speaker saying the following sentence. I tried searching the sentence on Google but couldn’t find anything like that. Is it correct English?

    John has gone on a personal emergency; I will fill in for him and answer your questions.

    Thanks,

    MG.


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    #2

    Re: gone on a personal emergency;

    It is comprehensible.

    It would be better to have said "...has had to go and deal with a....." or "...is away dealing with a....

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