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English definition of “from”

from

preposition (PLACE)    strong /frɒm/ US  /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/
A1 used to show the place where someone or something starts : What time does the flight from Amsterdam arrive ? The wind is coming from the north . She sent me a postcard from Majorca. He took a handkerchief from his pocket . She took her hairbrush from her handbag and began to brush her hair . So did you really walk all the way from Bond Street ?From, out and outside Grammar:FromFrom is a preposition.Grammar:Starting pointWe use from to show the time or point in time when something starts:Grammar:OriginWe use from to refer to the place where someone or something starts or originates:Grammar:FromtoWe use from … to to talk about ranges of different things:
(Definition of from preposition (PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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