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Definición de “from” en inglés


preposition     strong /frɒm/ weak /frəm/
STARTING PLACE A1 used to show the place , time , or level that someone or something started at: Did you walk all the way from Bond Street ? The museum is open from 9.30 to 6.00, Tuesday to Sunday . Prices start from $5,595.From, out and outside
HOME A1 used to say where someone was born , or where someone lives or works : His mother's originally from Poland. Our speaker tonight is from the BBC .
DISTANCE A1 used to say how far away something is: The hotel is about 15 kilometres from the coast .
GIVING A1 used to say who gave or sent something to someone: Have you received a Christmas card from Faye yet ? What beautiful flowers ! Who are they from?
REMOVING If you take something from a person , place , or amount , you take it away: Two from ten leaves eight. We had to borrow some money from my father to pay the bill . He took a knife from the drawer .
PRODUCED A1 used to say where something was produced or grown : These vegetables are fresh from the garden .
MATERIAL A2 used to say what something is made of: juice made from oranges
AVOID B2 used to show something that you want to avoid or prevent : There's a bar across the front to prevent you from falling out.
POSITION B2 used to show where you are when you look at something or how you see something: The view from the top was absolutely breathtaking . From the company's point of view , this is an excellent opportunity .From, out and outside
REASON used to say why you think or believe something: I guessed from her accent that she must be French . From what I've heard , the new exam is going to be a lot more difficult .
CAUSE B2 used to say what causes something: Deaths from heart disease continue to rise every year . He was rushed to hospital suffering from severe burns .
COMPARE B1 used when you are saying how similar or different two things, people , or places are: College is very different from school .
a week/six months/ten years, etc from now a week /six months /ten years , etc after the time when you are speaking : Who knows what we'll all be doing five years from now?Starting from a particular timeBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
from now/then, etc on starting now/then, etc and continuing into the future : They were good friends from that day on.Starting from a particular time
(Definition of from preposition from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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