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Significado de “from” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "from" - Diccionario Inglés

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frompreposition

uk   strong /frɒm/  us   /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/

from preposition (PLACE)

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 Bermuda. 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 Smith Street?
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  • I've just come from ​work.
  • She took a ​letter out from her ​bag.
  • We've ​walked all the way from Cheylesmore.
  • She ​rang me from ​home.
  • He ​sent me a ​card from Spain.

from preposition (TIME)

A1 used to show the ​time when something ​starts or the ​time when it was made or first ​existed: Drinks will be ​served from seven o'clock. The ​price of ​petrol will ​rise by 5p a ​gallon from ​tomorrow. Most of the ​tapestries in this ​roomdate from the 17th ​century. The ​museum is ​open from 9.30am to 6.00pm ​Tuesday to ​Sunday.from that day/time on(wards) C1 literary starting at that ​time and then ​continuing: From that ​day on, she ​vowed never to ​trust him again.
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from preposition (DISTANCE)

A1 used to show the ​distance between two ​places: It's about two ​kilometres from the ​airport toyourhotel. We're about a ​mile from ​home.
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from preposition (ORIGIN)

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 ​salesdepartment? She ​keeps in ​touch with her ​friends from ​college. What ​sort of ​reaction did you get from him?
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from preposition (MATERIAL)

A2 used to show the ​material of which something is made: The ​desk is made from ​pine. Meringues are made from ​sugar and ​eggwhites.
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from preposition (LEVEL)

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 ​peopleemployed by the ​company has ​risen from 25 to 200 in three ​years.
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from preposition (CHANGE)

B2 used to show a ​change in the ​state of someone or something: Things went from ​bad toworse. The ​story was ​translated from Turish toEnglish. Since the ​success of her first ​play, she has gone from ​strength tostrength (= her ​success has ​continued to ​increase).
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from preposition (CAUSE)

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 ​correcttype of ​clothing will ​reduce the ​risk from ​radiation.
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from preposition (CONSIDERING)

used to show the ​facts or ​opinions you ​consider before making a ​judgment or ​decision: Just from ​looking at the ​clouds, I would say it's going to ​rain. It's ​difficult to ​guess what they will ​conclude from the ​evidence.
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from preposition (REMOVE)

used to show that someone has ​left a ​place, or that something has been ​removed or taken away: They were ​exiled from ​theirhomes during the ​war. Her ​handbag was ​snatched from her in the ​street. A ​refiningprocess is used to ​extractusablefuel from ​crudeoil. If you take a ​smalleramount from a ​largeramount, you ​reduce the ​largeramount by the ​smaller one: When you ​subtract 3 from 16 you get 13.
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from preposition (DIFFERENCE)

B1 used to show a ​difference between two ​people or things: His ​opinion could ​hardly be more different from mine. The two ​sisters are so ​similar that it's ​almostimpossible to ​tell one from the other.
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from preposition (POSITION)

B2 used to show the ​position of something in ​comparison with other things, or the ​point of ​view of someone when ​considering a ​matter or ​problem: From the ​restaurant there is a ​beautifulview of the ​ocean. She was ​talking from her own ​experience of the ​problem. From ​ourpoint of ​view, we do not ​see how these ​changes will be ​beneficial to the ​company.
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from preposition (PROTECTION)

used to show what someone is being ​protected against: They ​foundshelter from the ​storm under a ​largeoaktree.
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from preposition (PREVENTING)

B2 used to show what someone is not ​allowed to do or ​know, or what has been ​stoppedhappening: He's been ​banned from ​driving for six ​months. For many ​years, the ​truth was ​kept from the ​public. The ​bankloansaved her ​company from ​bankruptcy.
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(Definition of from from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "from" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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frompreposition

 us   /frʌm, frɑm, frəm/

from preposition (PLACE)

used to show the ​place where someone or something ​startsmoving or ​traveling: He took a ​handkerchief from his ​pocket. She ​ran away from ​home. The ​boycried and ​cried, ​rocking from ​side to ​side (= to the ​left and ​right).

from preposition (TIME)

used to show the ​time when something ​starts or the ​time when it was made or first ​existed: Here’s a ​song from the 60s. I’m ​leaving a ​week from ​Thursday (= one ​week after ​Thursday). The ​classends at 2:30 and from then on (= ​starting at that ​time and then ​continuing) I’ll be at the ​library.

from preposition (DISTANCE)

used to show the ​distance between two ​places: We’re about a ​mile from ​home.

from preposition (ORIGIN)

used to show the ​origin of something or someone: I ​heardmusic coming from my ​room. Someone from the ​bank just called. Where are you from? US Route 1 ​runs from Maine to Florida.

from preposition (MATERIAL)

used to show the ​material of which something is made: The ​desk is made from ​pine.

from preposition (RANGE)

used to show where a ​range of ​numbers, ​prices, or ​itemsbegins: Tickets will ​cost from $10 to $45. Everyone from the ​oldest to the ​youngest had a good ​time.

from preposition (CHANGE)

used to show the ​originalstate of someone or something that is ​changing or has ​changed: She has been ​promoted from ​manager to ​vicepresident. Things went from ​bad to ​worse.

from preposition (CAUSE)

used to show the ​cause of something or the ​reason why something ​happens: Yourchild will ​benefit from ​pianolessons.

from preposition (CONSIDER)

used to show the ​facts or ​opinions you ​consider before making a ​judgment or ​decision: From ​looking at the ​clouds, I would say it’s going to ​rainlater. It’s ​cheap, but not very good from a ​qualitystandpoint.

from preposition (REDUCE)

used to show that a ​largeramount is being ​reduced by a ​smalleramount: Three from sixteen is thirteen.

from preposition (DIFFERENCE)

used to show a ​difference between two ​people or things: It’s hard to ​tell one ​sister from the other.

from preposition (PROTECTION)

used to show what someone is being ​protected against: They ​foundshelter from the ​storm under a ​largeoaktree.

from preposition (PREVENTION)

used to show what someone cannot do or ​know, or what cannot ​happen: High ​rentskeep us from ​moving to a ​largerapartment.
(Definition of from from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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