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gone

2 adjective
     
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be gone

a) to be no longer in a particular place:
The door slammed and he was gone.
I turned round for my bag and it was gone.
b) to be dead or to no longer exist:
His wife's been gone for several years.
Many of the old houses are gone now.

➔ dead and gone

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be gone on somebody

British English informal to be very attracted to someone of the opposite sex:
Kate's really gone on that boy next door.
3

be five/six/seven etc months gone

British English informalMB to have been pregnant for five, six etc months

➔ going, going, gone

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