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have come and gone

Literally, to have already arrived at and then left a particular place. Ed had to leave early today, so yeah, he's already come and gone, but I can take a message.
See also: and, come, gone, have
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has come and gone

has already arrived and has already departed. No, Joy is not here. She's come and gone. Sorry, you are too late for your appointment. The doctor has come and gone.
See also: and, come, gone
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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