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from

Pronunciación: /frəm/

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1Indicating the point in space at which a journey, motion, or action starts: she began to walk away from him I leapt from my bed figurative he was turning the committee away from appeasement
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  • She got a bad feeling in her stomach as she slowly got up from her bed and walked back to the stairs.
  • Amazingly, it took only five months for the Altea to make the journey from prototype to showroom.
  • The main journey I make is from Woodthorpe to Rawcliffe, where my girlfriend lives.
1.1Indicating the distance between a particular place and another place used as a point of reference: the ambush occurred 50 yards from a checkpoint
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  • He said they were now staying a short distance from their home in a flat on the Down's Road.
  • The car was seen by police a couple of hours later only a short distance from Mr Graiezevsky's road.
  • We often go to Hohai lake, which is walking distance from here and part of the old imperial grounds.
2Indicating the point in time at which a particular process, event, or activity starts: the show will run from 10 to 2
3Indicating the source or provenance of someone or something: I’m from Hartford she phoned him from the hotel she demanded the keys from her husband
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  • I am not in a position to indicate what roads will be funded from that source in the year.
  • I must agree with Mr Derbyshire that clean energy from renewable sources is the way forward.
  • They have to get funding from somewhere, these sources for funds have to be big, and so have to be noticed.
3.1Indicating the date at which something was created: a document dating from the thirteenth century
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  • The oldest securely dated complete Korans we possess date only from the ninth century.
  • Customers are invited to pick up a copy of the brochure from the box office from that date.
  • He also tips a wink to counterparts in the brewing trade from centuries ago.
4Indicating the starting point of a specified range on a scale: men who ranged in age from seventeen to eighty-four
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  • If we have a scale from one to ten, what are we going to do if we meet someone who is a twelve?
  • With prices ranging from a few rupees to a few hundred, the lamps make for a memorable buy.
  • Injuries range from serious lacerations to major fractures and head and spinal injuries.
4.1Indicating one extreme in a range of conceptual variations: anything from geography to literature
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  • AgriPower has developed a ‘virtual landfill’ system that can produce electricity and heat by burning anything from nuts to old tires.
  • Activities at the youth group include everything from sporting events to weekends away.
  • The exhibition features all things foodie from specialist ranges to top booze.
5Indicating the point at which an observer is placed: you can see the island from here figurative the ability to see things from another’s point of view
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  • Christmas arrived and with it frost and snow on the mainland mountains visible from the island.
  • It's amazing to see the island from the waters, all classic hazy blue layers of skyscrapers.
  • I guess it must take a view from afar to observe what a self serving First Minister is.
6Indicating the raw material out of which something is manufactured: a varnish made from copal
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  • These can be manufactured from arable crops like oil seed rape and sugar beet.
  • Here is something more than raw material from which a successful literature was forged.
7Indicating separation or removal: the party was ousted from power after sixteen years
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  • It had been the longest separation from the hills I'd suffered since I broke my ankle.
  • They were showered in debris as the house collapsed and Amanda was separated from her party.
  • They were the fabulous people responsible for the removal of the ads from this page!
8Indicating prevention: the story of how he was saved from death
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  • If just one child is saved from death because of such a law then it can only be a good thing.
  • A top police display dog was saved from choking to death by a quick-acting vet and a fast dash in a police car.
  • Can she and her ex-husband save themselves and their young son from certain death?
9Indicating a cause: a child suffering from asthma
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  • How are you supposed to tell if a neurotic dog feels it has benefited from its treatment?
  • Surgery is an option for the minority of women who get little benefit from medical treatment.
  • It was nominated by people who have benefited from its work and seen the positive effect on the community.
10Indicating a source of knowledge or the basis for one’s judgment: information obtained from papers, books, and presentations
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  • We read that what's on and where can be obtained from the tourist information centre.
  • She was allowed to obtain information from the patient and her medical notes.
  • Up to now much of your farming knowledge was gleaned from your parents and teachers.
11Indicating a distinction: the courts view him in a different light from that of a manual worker
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  • Further, this third genus is manifestly different and distinct from the second.
  • They are quite strikingly different from the faces one sees in equivalent circles in London.
  • Here the landscape is quite different from the interior but no less rewarding.

Frases

1

as from

see as1.
2

from day to day (or hour to hour, etc.)

Daily (or hourly, etc.); as the days (or hours, etc.) pass.
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  • Normally, property is all about location on presumptuously called The World, the location changes from day to day, and the sea views change by the hour.
  • It has been a time of uncertainty about the future living from day to day, week to week unable to plan for anything other than the short term.
  • Those with lupus frequently say they don't know from day to day, sometimes hour to hour, how they will feel or what they will be capable of doing.
3

from now (or then, etc.) on

Now (or then, etc.) and in the future: they were friends from that day on
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  • The Finance Ministry made sure the prime minister shut his mouth from then on.
  • I also had too many versions of one song in my head which also gave me trouble, but eventually I relaxed and things went much better from then on.
  • We resupplied our groceries and from then on provided our own kitchen staff and cooked our own meals.
4

from time to time

Occasionally.
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  • Although he is now fluent in Bulgarian, Matt still confuses the odd word from time to time.
  • Chances are you won't get one, but I understand that you feel the need - we all do from time to time.
  • Place on a high heat and bring to the boil, stirring from time to time.

Origen

Old English fram, from, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse frá (see fro).

Palabras que riman con from

aplomb, bomb, bombe, CD-ROM, dom, glom, mom, pom, prom, Rom, shalom, Somme, therefrom, Thom, tom, wherefrom

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