Unit-13 Career and Entrepreneurship
Mahabir Pun: A Visionary Social Entrepreneur
Present Perfect and Past Simple
Use of been and gone.
Example-I have gone to Mustang.
Example-He went to his house.
E) Use the correct tense of the verbs in brackets.
a. I don’t know where Muna is. …Have you seen…… (you/see) her?
b. Janak …wasnot… (not/be) very well last week.
c. Last night I …lost… (lose) my keys. So I stayed in my friend’s home.
d. I …have lost… (lose) my keys. Can you help me look for them?
e. I …have known… (know) Jamuna for three years. We still meet once a month.
f. She …lived… (live) in Sikkim when she was a child.
g. A: What’s wrong? B: I …have broken… (break) a glass.
h. A: When …did you arrive… (you/arrive)? B: At 10 pm last night.
i. How long …have you known… (you/know) Sarmila for?
j. This is the first time I …have driven… (drive) a car.
Use been or gone.
Been- It is used to describe complete visit. If you visit a place and the return back, it means you have been there.
Ram has been to China on holiday four times.
Rule 2: When you ask someone about their past experience use been.
Example-Have you ever been to Nepal?
It doesn’t describe complete visit. If you visit a place and didnt return back, it means you are still there.
Example: Friends have gone to Muktinath.
- I’ve never …gone… to Japan.
- Kalpana has …gone… to Korea. She may come back next year.
- A: Where’s Rachana? B: She has …gone… to the shops.
- Harina was here earlier but I think she has …gone… now.
- Have you ever …been… to London?