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gone

verb uk   /ɡɒn/  us   /ɡɑːn/
past participle of go

gone

preposition uk   /ɡɒn/  us   /ɡɑːn/ UK
later or older than: I said I'd be home by six and it's already gone seven.

gone

adjective uk   /ɡɒn/  us   /ɡɑːn/

gone adjective (LEFT)

[after verb] If something is gone, there is none of it left: All my money is gone and I have nothing to buy food with. [after verb] dead: Fortunately I'll be dead and gone long before the money runs out. They did everything they could to save him, but he was already too far gone (= too close to death) when the ambulance arrived.

gone adjective (PREGNANT)

[after noun] informal pregnant: How far gone is she? (= How long has she been pregnant?)
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