adapt (something) from

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adapt (something) from

To create one thing from another. The film was adapted from a famous novel.
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adapt something from something

to derive something from something else; to create by modifying something else. I adapted my new musical from a novel.
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Danny Glover announced plans to use his new film company to produce a film adapted from God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembene (Heinemann, February 1996).
com) film Diary of a Mad Black Woman, adapted from the stage play, has been packing theaters.
Condon is as surprised as anybody that Oscar has recognized his little movie, which was adapted from Christopher Bram's novel, ``Father of Frankenstein.
The lyrical war film, adapted from James Jones' epic novel, is Malick's third effort as a writer and director in his sporadic, 25-year career.
This report provides excellent insight for health care executives into how TQM can be adapted from the manufacturing product-oriented model to the health care service-oriented industry.
based Premier Capital LLC to process Premier's manufactured housing loan applications on-line using technologies adapted from the CyberLoan Network.
Also on the bill, as an appetizer, is the slapstick farce ``The Numb-skull of Normandie,'' adapted from Moliere.
WHAT: Ojai Shakespeare Festival, featuring ``Merry Wives of Windsor'' by Shakespeare and ``Numb-skull of Normandie'' adapted from Moliere by Susan Kelejian.
Frank's writing credits also include the 1991 film "Little Man Tate," which marked Jodie Foster's directing debut, and the upcoming "Brotherly Love," which Frank adapted from Pete Dexter's novel, for direction by Danny DeVito.