Translation of "from" - English-Spanish dictionary


preposition uk strong /frɒm/ us /frʌm/ weak /frəm/ us /frʌm/

A1 used to show the place where someone or something started

Did you walk all the way from the beach?
I’m flying from / Chicago to Boston tomorrow.

A1 used to show the time when something starts or the time when it was made or first existed

de, desde
The museum is open from / 9.30 to 6.00.

A1 used to say where someone was born, or where someone lives or works

Steve’s father is from Poland.

A1 used to say how far away something is

The house is about five miles from the city.

A1 used to say who gave or sent something to someone

Who are your flowers from?

A2 used to say what something is made of

(a partir) de
juice made from oranges

If you take something from a person, place, or amount, you take it away.

de, a
He took a knife from the drawer.

used to say what causes something

Deaths from heart disease continue to rise every year.
He suffers from asthma.

used to show a change in the state of someone or something

Things went from / bad to worse.

(Translation of “from” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


preposition /from/

used before the place, thing, person, time etc that is the point at which an action, journey, period of time etc begins

from Europe to Asia
from Monday to Friday
a letter from her father.

used to indicate that from which something or someone comes

a quotation from Shakespeare.

used to indicate separation

Take it from him.

used to indicate a cause or reason

He is suffering from a cold.

(Translation of “from” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)