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    in/to England

    I have been in England twice.
    I have been to England twice.

    What is the difference in meaning?

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    Re: in/to England

    It depends on the context and what the speaker intends to express. As is, without context:

    [1] I have been in England twice.
    => The speaker is in England right now.

    [2] I have been to England twice.
    => The speaker is or isn't in England right now.

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