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    #11

    Re: Use cases for "Have Been To"

    Quote Originally Posted by Nevill View Post
    Alright, but what makes it different from this one, which I was told is a correct usage?


    Edit: the discussion from here
    https://english.stackexchange.com/qu...s-have-been-to
    gave this summary:
    • "have been to" = indefinite, previous time
    • "went to" = some particular time (inferrable from context)

    But there are also replies about it being possible to reply "in kind", and about "have been to" being a more personal way of saying "I went to", which is what confuses me.
    I don't understand how either is more personal than the other.

    You got some excellent answers to your questions at that site. What still confuses you?
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    #12

    Re: Use cases for "Have Been To"

    I looked up use case on the internet. I found that term, but it had nothing to do with grammar.
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