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come from somewhere/sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
A1 to be ​born, got from, or made in a ​particularplace: She comes from Italy. Some of the ​bestwines come from France. Does that ​quote come from Shakespeare? She could ​hearbanging coming from the ​roomupstairs. Where will the ​money for the ​project come from?

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(Definition of come from somewhere/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come from somewhere/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出生于, 来自, 出自…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出生於, 來自, 出自…
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