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come from

some place Go to from some place.
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come from someone or something

to arrive from someone or something; [for something] to have originated with someone or something. Did this letter come from Alice? A notice came from the Internal Revenue Service.
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come from

1. See come out of.
2. Arrive from someone or somewhere, as in This package just came from Alice, or Where did these chairs come from? [c. 1300] Also see where one is coming from.
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come from

v.
1. To arrive from some location: We just came from New York.
2. To originate in some location, especially where one was born, grew up, or currently lives: I come from Buenos Aires, which is also where I went to college.
3. To have something as an origin or cause; stem from something: That bad cough comes from too much smoking.
4. To have an attitude or opinion because of some situation: You must understand that I'm coming from seven years of hard work on this project. I don't see why he makes these suggestions; I just don't know where he's coming from.
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Stamps come from Mrs Collins and several anoymous donations.