WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE “GONE”? July 29, 2019 Gonzalo Re E-LEGAL LESSONS, For Lawyers, For translators No Comments 0 Likes 29/7/19 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE “GONE”? Gone can be used like an adjective after be, to say that somebody is away, or that something has disappeared or that there is no more. She’s been gone for three hours – what do you think she’s doing? You can go out shopping, but don’t be gone too long. When I came back, my car was gone. Is the butter all gone?