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    Is Ram go to

    Is Ram go to Bombay?

    I want to ask somebody if ram went to Bombay. Can I ask like above? I doubt about the correctness of above sentence.

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    Re: Is Ram go to

    No, your sentence is ungrammatical.

    Use either "Is Ram going to Bombay?", if you're asking about future intent, or "Has Ram gone to Bombay?" if you think he may have already left.

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    Re: Is Ram go to

    May I also ask as sentence below, if Ram may have already left:

    Did Ram go to Bombay?

    What would be the difference in meaning if we use the following sentence:

    Has Ram gone to Bombay?

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    Re: Is Ram go to

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    Did Ram go to Bombay?
    I think it could refer to a time long ago, but I am not a teacher.
    Last edited by Matthew Wai; 21-Jul-2015 at 11:14.

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    Re: Is Ram go to

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    May I also ask as sentence below, if Ram may have already left:

    Did Ram go to Bombay?

    What would be the difference in meaning if we use the following sentence:

    Has Ram gone to Bombay?
    There may be no real difference. In British English, the closer the time of the question is to the possible time of departure, the more likely we are to use the present perfect,

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    Re: Is Ram go to

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    May I also ask as sentence below, if Ram may have already left:

    Did Ram go to Bombay?

    What would be the difference in meaning if we use the following sentence:

    Has Ram gone to Bombay?
    Both would be acceptable in AmE.

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