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    english language

    Hi



    Please let me know if the snetence mentioned below is correct:

    I have been born in the UK.


    Kind Regards
    Pallavi

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    Re: english language

    Quote Originally Posted by pallavi kakkar View Post
    Hi

    Please let me know if the sentence mentioned below is correct:

    I have been born in the UK.

    Kind Regards
    Pallavi
    No. We say "I was born in ....". This is the same for place and year of birth:
    I was born in London.
    I was born in Spain.
    I was born in 1956.

    For the full date of birth, it's the same construction, but a different preposition:
    I was born on 13 March 1982.

    The only time that we use have been is when talking about multiple births over a period of time:

    Nineteen babies have been born at this hospital in the last month.

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