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Pronunciation: /frɑːm; weak form frəm; frɒm; weak form frəm/

Translation of from in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (indicating starting point) desde; (indicating origin) de from the beginning desde el principio a call from New York una llamada de Nueva York the arrival of the flight from Madrid la llegada del vuelo procedente de Madrid I'm from Texas soy de Texas the bus leaves from the marketplace el autobús sale del mercado from here you can see the river desde aquí se puede ver el río T-shirts from $15 camisetas desde or a partir de $l5 1.2 (indicating distance) 2cm from the edge a 2cm del borde 15km from the coast a 15km de la costa we're still three hours from Tulsa todavía faltan tres horas para llegar a Tulsa
  • 2 2.1 (after) from today a partir de hoy, desde hoy from the moment we met/the age of 12 desde el momento en que nos conocimos/los 12 años 50 years/an hour from now dentro de 50 años/una hora 2.2 (before) we are only minutes from takeoff! ¡estamos a pocos minutos del despegue! we're still years from a cure van a pasar años antes de que se encuentre una cura
  • 3 (indicating source) de a letter from my lawyer una carta de mi abogado a friend from school un amigo del colegio she drank straight from the bottle bebió directamente de la botella I was surprised to hear that from her me sorprendió escuchar eso de boca de ella that's enough from you! ¡basta!, ¡cállate! you can tell him that from me! ¡puedes decírselo de mi parte! have you heard from her? ¿has tenido noticias suyas? we heard from Sam that … nos enteramos por Sam de que … a quotation from the Bible una cita (tomada) de la Biblia a drawing from life un dibujo del natural the movie is adapted from the novel by Horace Greenbaum la película es una adaptación de la novela de Horace Greenbaum
  • 4from … to … 4.1 (in place) they flew from New York to Lima volaron de Nueva York a Lima they stretch from Derbyshire to the borders of Scotland se extienden desde el condado de Derbyshire hasta el sur de Escocia from house to house de casa en casa from door to door de puerta en puerta 4.2 (in time) we work from nine to five trabajamos de nueve a cinco I'll be in Europe from June 20 to 29 voy a estar en Europa desde el 20 hasta el 29 de junio 4.3 (indicating source) with love, from Sue to Jane para Jane. Cariñosamente, Sue from generation to generation de generación en generación 4.4 (indicating range) from $50 to $100 entre 50 y 100 dólares the shades range from deep blue to very pale yellow los colores van desde un azul oscuro hasta un amarillo muy claro
  • 5 5.1 (as a result of) de his eyes were red from crying tenía los ojos rojos de tanto llorar he suffers from insomnia sufre de insomnio this comes from being careless with money esto es lo que pasa cuando no se tiene cuidado con el dinero 5.2 (on the basis of) from experience/observation I would say that … según mi experiencia/por lo que he visto, diría que …
  • 6 6.1 (out of, off) de from the cupboard/shelf del armario/estante 6.2 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] 5 from 10 is 5 10 menos 5 es 5 if you take 5 from 10 si le restas 5 a 10
  • 7 (with preps & advs) from above/below desde arriba/abajo blessings from above bendiciones del cielo the lady from across the street la señora de enfrente he crawled out from under the table salió gateando de debajo de la mesa

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