where is coming from


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where somebody is coming from

what causes someone to have a particular opinion I can understand where he's coming from, but I don't completely agree with him.
See also: coming

where somebody is coming from

If you know where someone is coming from, you understand their opinions and feelings, especially because you understand things about their past life. At the time, I didn't really understand where she was coming from, and her poems just seemed odd.
See Where's the beef?, There's no smoke without fire, tell where to get off
See also: coming
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