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from British & World English

Indicating the point in space at which a journey, motion, or action starts

by all accounts British & World English

According to what one has heard or read

be like getting blood out of a stone British & World English

Be extremely difficult (said in reference to obtaining something from someone)

take the bread out of people's mouths British & World English

Deprive people of their livings by competition or unfair working practices

see someone/thing out of the corner of one's eye British & World English

See someone or something at the edge of one’s field of vision

door to door British & World English

From start to finish of a journey

hand to mouth British & World English

Satisfying only one’s immediate needs because of lack of money for future plans and investments

rags to riches British & World English

Used to describe a person’s rise from a state of extreme poverty to one of great wealth

rise through the ranks British & World English

(Of a private or a non-commissioned officer) receive a commission

as from British & World English

Used to indicate the time or date from which something starts

come from British & World English

Originate in; have as its source

far from British & World English

Tending to the opposite of what is expected

keep from British & World English

Avoid (or cause someone to avoid) doing something

from memory British & World English

Without reading or referring to notes

from nature British & World English

(In art) using natural scenes or objects as models

—— from hell British & World English

An extremely unpleasant or troublesome example of something

from nowhere British & World English

Appearing or happening suddenly and unexpectedly

from scratch British & World English

From the very beginning, especially without making use of or relying on any previous work for assistance

from strength British & World English

From a secure or advantageous position

from a child British & World English

Since childhood

from day one British & World English

From the very beginning

from now on British & World English

Now (or then etc.) and in the future

from on high British & World English

From remote high authority or heaven

from the top British & World English

From the beginning

from A to B British & World English

From one’s starting point to one’s destination

from A to Z British & World English

Over the entire range; completely

from the dead British & World English

From a state of death

from the first British & World English

From the beginning

from the floor British & World English

(Of a speech or question) delivered by an individual member at a meeting, not by a representative on the platform

grow away from British & World English

Become gradually separated from (one’s family, friends, or background)


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