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Daily : Confusing Words

Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

BEEN AND GONE
BEEN => used to mean 'visited', 'travelled' or 'arrived'; used as the past participle of 'go' when the action referred to is finished

Examples:

Iíve never been to Canada, but I hope to visit it this summer.

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GONE => being away from a place; absent or having departed

Examples:

Unbidden guests are often welcomest when they are gone. ó William Shakespeare

Jane has gone for a few days. She will be back next week.







 

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