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gone

1. and gone under mod. unconscious. He’s gone under. You can begin the procedure now.
2. and gone under mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Those chicks are gone—too much to drink. Wow, he’s really gone.
3. mod. cool; out of this world. (Typically real gone.) This ice cream is gone, man, gone!
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6 : to pass by : elapse <Three hours had gone by.>
What Bell says is that when modernity itself is exhausted as an unsatisfying solace and even bankrupt concept, what remains when unbelief has gone?
The adoring crowds are gone. Only the power of the state and the reactionaryism of the synagogue remain.
The campers were going places that they had never gone before, and the words they used to describe the day were simple.
And when I went back there a year later all those Cyrillic signs were gone. Which is when Hanoi was putting on the big push for normali zing relations with the U.S.
The psychic stakes in the legal battle over Gone With the Wind
What employees now contribute, either in premium sharing or out-of-pocket at point-of-service, that dollar amount's gone up.
"They're not buying power, there is no interruptible power, the prices haven't gone up, so they're in fine shape." Pasadena also has a municipal power system, but it is tied into the California Independent System Operator, which controls the state grid.
RD: There are recurrent themes in my work that I haven't really gone into deeply enough--mineral spaces, like the desert, a certain French rural life, a French quintessence, a relationship between pain and photography, politics.
You still call your boss by his/her formal title, until you've gone through the succession and stepped into his or her shoes.
AG: Malcolm, it strikes me you've really gone native in the United States [laughter] because, O.K., so it's the woman's fault.
We have found situations where the field service advice attorney has instructed the agent to drop the area of inquiry completely, and it has gone a long way to resolving an issue without the expenditure of the funds to develop the issue.
Fortunately, the bad, old times of environmental abuse are pretty much gone. The environmental abuse is on the extreme of the issue.