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come from

vb (intr, preposition)
1. to be or have been a resident or native (of): Ernst comes from Geneva.
2. to originate from or derive from: chocolate comes from the cacao tree; the word filibuster comes from the Dutch word for pirate.
3. where someone is coming from informal the reasons for someone's behaviour, opinions, or comments: I can understand where you're coming from.

come from

If you come from a particular place, you were born there, or it is your home.

'Where do you come from?' – 'India.'
I come from Zambia.

Be Careful!
Don't use a progressive form in sentences like these. Don't say, for example, 'Where are you coming from?' or 'I am coming from Zambia'.

Translations
pocházet
komme fra
tulla jostakin
dolaziti
・・・の出身である
...출신이다
komma från
มาจาก
đến từ

w>come from

vi +prep objkommen aus; (suggestion)kommen or stammen von; where does he/it come from?wo kommt er/das her?

come from

يَأْتِي مِنْ pocházet komme fra kommen aus προέρχομαι provenir tulla jostakin venir de dolaziti provenire ・・・の出身である ...출신이다 vandaan komen komme fra pochodzić z vir de быть родом из komma från มาจาก gelmek đến từ 来自
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