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"gone" in British English

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goneverb

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

gonepreposition

uk   /ɡɒn/ us   /ɡɑːn/ UK

goneadjective

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.
(Definition of gone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gone" in American English

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gone

us   /ɡɔn, ɡɑn/
  • gone (GO)

past participle of go

goneadjective [not gradable]

us   /ɡɔn, ɡɑn/
no longer living; dead: Both her parents are gone.
(Definition of gone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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