English Daily
  Discover Through Learning
 Home Links Newsletter22 Mar. 2018   
Language Holidays

Interpreting - Translation

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

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


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


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


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.