Are the following sentences grammatically correct and have the same meaning?
Have you ever been in Russia?
Have you been in Russia?
- John PLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
The first is reasonable, the second is not in use by native speakers.
But almost all native speakers, at least in Britain, would actually ask: "Have you ever been to Russia?"
- Good ManLv 71 month ago
Have you ever been in Russia? is correct sentence
- AmulyaPLv 51 month ago
Both the sentences carry different meanings.
The first one enquiries someone if he / she has ever visited Russia.
The next one implies has the person ever lived in Russia for a short or long period.