Is it possible at all to use the sentence "where have you gone" in a situation in which your friend has just come back home.

For example:

A. Sorry, I am late.

B. Where have you gone or gone to or been or been to

A. To the shop

  • It's not appropriate to use “Where have you gone?” since it implies that the person that went to the shop hasn't returned yet. You would normally ask “Where did you go?” or “Where have you been?” – user3395 Apr 10 '16 at 15:23

Where have you gone?

This implies that you are still there. Somebody might ask this on the phone, but not face to face.

Where have you been?

This implies that you were somewhere else, but you are here now. Somebody would say this face to face.

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