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    #1

    We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,

    Please look at this sentence written by Maya Angelou:

    We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

    In my opinion, we can say “it has been through” instead of “it has gone through”. Am I right? If not, why can’t we say that?

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    #2

    Re: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,

    Your alternative sounds OK to me.

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    #3

    Re: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,

    Is there a noticeable difference between them?

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    #4

    Re: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,

    No.

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    #5

    Re: We delight in the beauty of the butterfly,

    Thank you. But for the last question, what's the relation between the below link and the sentence I've written.

    http://www.ecenglish.com/learnenglis...s/been-or-gone

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