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    been or gone

    hi people!

    I hope someone could help me with this..

    Michael is back from his vacations now.He's been/gone to Florida.
    which one would be correct?
    I would say 'been' because he's not in Florida now.
    Any more accurate explanation?

    thanks!

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    Re: been or gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi people!

    I hope someone could help me with this..

    Michael is back from his vacations now.He's been/gone to Florida.
    which one would be correct?
    I would say 'been' because he's not in Florida now.
    Any more accurate explanation?

    thanks!
    He has been to Florida is so idiomatic in that case.

    Gone would imply a bit more the fact that he was away.

    Not a teacher at all though

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    Re: been or gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi people!

    I hope someone could help me with this..

    Michael is back from his vacations now.He's been/gone to Florida.
    which one would be correct?
    I would say 'been' because he's not in Florida now.
    Any more accurate explanation?

    thanks!
    No need for a more accurate one.

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