- (UK) (stressed) IPA: /ˈbiːn/, SAMPA: /"bi:n/
- (UK) (unstressed) IPA: /bin/, SAMPA: /bin/
Audio (UK) (file)
- (US) (stressed) IPA: /ˈbɪn/, SAMPA: /"bIn/
- (US) (unstressed) IPA: /bɪn/, SAMPA: /bIn/
Audio (US) (file)
- (linking) The past participle of be.
- We have been to the Zoo.
- We had been there before.
- After one more trip, we will have been there five times.