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    when to use "left for" and "have been"?

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    can anyone tell me what is the difference between the following two sentences and when to use these sentences..

    1) I have been to America.

    2) I left for America

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    Re: when to use "left for" and "have been"?

    Quote Originally Posted by ashwini.2106 View Post
    1) I have been to America. At some time in my life I have visited America. This visit is part of my life experience.

    2) I left for America. Only acceptable if you and/or your listener/reader have in mind the specified past time of your departure from X for America.
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