be fresh from(redirected from were fresh from)
be fresh from
1. To have just returned from a certain place. Our new exchange student is fresh from Russia and doesn't speak English at all. He's in a good mood because he's fresh from a tropical vacation.
2. To have just completed a particular task or goal, often a level of education. This candidate is fresh from university and has no teaching experience. I'm fresh from swim practice, so I need to shower.
See also: fresh