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English definition of “from”

from

preposition (CAUSE)    strong /frɒm/ US  /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/
B2 used to show the cause of something or the reason why something happens : He was rushed to hospital but died from his injuries . She made her money from investing in property . You could tell she wasn't lying from the fear in her voice . Wearing the correct type of clothing will reduce the risk from radiation .Connecting words which introduce a cause or reason 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 (CAUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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