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What is the difference between " I've gone to Paris" and " I've been to Paris"?
Feb 20, 2017 12:03 PM
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Hey, I called your house phone, how come you didn't answer? I am not there, I've gone to Paris. Tell me about some travelling you have done. Well, I've been to Paris. Does this illustrate the difference for you?
February 20, 2017
"I've gone to Paris" = I am in Paris now You might leave this as a note on your desk to explain to your colleagues why you are not 'here' this week. Note that 'gone' means 'not here now'. When your colleagues read this, they know that you are not in the office. "I've been to Paris" = You spent some time in Paris and then you returned. You are not in Paris now. This use of the present perfect can refer to: 1. A recent time period: "I haven't seen you for a couple of days. Have you been away?" "Yes, I've been to Paris. I only got back last night." 2. Your life experiences up to now: "I'd love to go to France one day. Have you ever been there?" "Yes, I've been to Paris. In fact, we had our honeymoon there."
February 20, 2017
I`ve gone to Paris is a Present Perfect using for past action with the indefinite time span, so this action is finish or not, maybe is occurring now yet. I`ve been to Paris is a Present Perfect Continuous using for action began in past and continues until now, this action occurred now, the person trip to Paris and continues the travel yet.
February 20, 2017
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February 20, 2017
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February 20, 2017
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