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    he is gone vs. he has gone

    hi!

    as I've known so far,"he is gone" and "he has gone" have the same meaning,but I don't know whether "he is gone" describe an action that happened in the past but time is unknown (like "he has gone") could you please give me some example ?

    thanks in advance!

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    Re: he is gone vs. he has gone

    I wouldn't use "he is gone" to mean "he has gone". "gone" is the past participle of 'go', so "he has gone" is correct.
    "he is gone" can mean that he is dead.
    Last edited by 2006; 01-May-2007 at 21:31.

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    Re: he is gone vs. he has gone

    thanks !

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    Re: he is gone vs. he has gone

    'I'm gone' can be used as a colloquial way of telling people that you are leaving now.

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