Definition of been (or been and gone) and — in English:

been (or been and gone) and —


  • Used to express surprise or annoyance at someone's actions.

    ‘they've been and carted Mum off to hospital’
    • ‘He's only been and gone again - I don't suppose you could get round there and tell him to get back could you?’
    • ‘Well I've only been and gone and done it!’
    • ‘I've been and gone and caught another chill’