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English definition of “from”

from

preposition (ORIGIN)    strong /frɒm/ US  /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/
A1 used to show the origin of something or someone: "Where are you from?" "I'm from Italy." I wonder who this card is from. Could I speak to someone from the sales department ? The sales executive from Unilever is here to see you. What sort of reaction did you get from him?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 (ORIGIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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