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from US English

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

by all accounts US English

According to what one has heard or read

be like getting blood out of a stone US English

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

take the bread out of people's mouths US English

Deprive people of their livings by competition or unfair working practices

see someone/something out of the corner of one's eye US English

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

door to door US English

From start to finish of a journey

hand to mouth US English

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

at the outset US English

At or from the beginning

rise through the ranks US English

(Of a private or a noncommissioned officer) receive a commission

on the sidelines US English

In (or from) a position where one is observing a situation but is unable or unwilling to be directly involved in it

come from US English

Originate in; have as its source

far from US English

Very different from being; tending to the opposite of

keep from US English

Avoid (or cause someone to avoid) doing something

from above US English

From overhead

across from US English


apart from US English

Except for

aside from US English

Apart from

from memory US English

Without reading or referring to notes

from nature US English

(In art) using natural scenes or objects as models

—— from hell US English

An extremely unpleasant or troublesome instance or example of something

from nowhere US English

Appearing or happening suddenly and unexpectedly

from overseas US English

From abroad

from scratch US English

From the very beginning, especially without utilizing or relying on any previous work for assistance

from strength US English

From a secure or advantageous position

from a child US English

Since childhood

from day one US English

From the very beginning

from now on US English

Now (or then, etc.) and in the future

from on high US English

From a very high place

from the top US English

From the beginning

from A to B US English

From one’s starting point to one’s destination

from A to Z US English

Over the entire range; completely

from the dead US English

From a state of death

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