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    #1

    I want to ask someone

    I want to ask someone if Ram went to abroad or not. May I ask in either of the ways:

    1) Did Ram go to abroad?

    2) Has Ram gone to abroad?

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    #2

    Re: I want to ask someone

    I would omit 'to' because 'abroad' means 'in or to a foreign country' according to Longman, but I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: I want to ask someone

    Matthew is right. We simply "go abroad", meaning "go to a foreign country".

    Did Ram go abroad?
    Has Ram gone abroad?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I want to ask someone

    Agreed.

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