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    Is "I have gone to..." grammatically wrong?

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    is it right if someone ask me over the phone "where are you" to say "I've gone to school"
    and the time of talking I'm at school already ?

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    Re: Is "I have gone to..." grammatically wrong?

    No.

    ps. Welcome to the forum, AlaaGhost.

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    Re: Is "I have gone to..." grammatically wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by AlaaGhost View Post
    For this topic: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...lly-wrong.html, is it right if someone asks me over the phone "Where are you?" to say "I've gone to school" and if at the time of talking I'm at school already?
    As 5jj said, that's not an appropriate response. If the question is "Where are you?" then the answer starts with "I am" and is followed by your location.

    Where are you?
    I'm at school.

    Where are you?
    I'm halfway home. I'm just outside the supermarket.

    Of course, sometimes there would be a somewhat longer dialogue in which case, other constructions might come into play:

    Where are you? I've been looking all over the house for you.
    Oh, sorry. I left for school earlier than usual today.

    Where are you? I need you to pick up some milk.
    That's OK. I can grab some at the supermarket on my home from work.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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