STARTING PLACE › 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.
HOME › 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 › used to say how far away something is: Their holiday cottage is about 15 kilometres from the coast.
GIVING › used to say who gave or sent something to someone: Have you had 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 › used to say where something was produced or grown: These vegetables are fresh from the garden.
MATERIAL › used to say what something is made of: juice made from oranges
AVOID › 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 › 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.
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 › 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 › used when you are saying how similar or different two things, people, or places are: University 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?
from now/then, etc on › starting now/then, etc and continuing into the future: They were good friends from that day on.