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English definition of “from”

from

preposition (LEVEL)    strong /frɒm/ US  /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/
used to show the level at which a range of things begins , such as numbers or prices : Prices start from £2.99. Tickets will cost from $10 to $45. The number of people employed by the company has risen from 25 to 200 in three years .Beginnings and starts 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 (LEVEL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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