come from (someone or something)

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come from (someone or something)

1. To travel from one location to another. She's coming all the way from the city, so she'll probably be late to dinner.
2. To arrive after having been sent from someone or something or from somewhere. Look at this beautiful gift that came from my best friend! She sent it last week, but it didn't get here in time for my birthday. That certified letter came from a law firm.
3. To have a particular perspective or attitude regarding a person or situation. As your mother, I'm just coming from a place of love and concern; I'm not trying to smother you. I understand where you're coming from, but I still don't agree with your decision.
4. To originate from a specific location. I live in Texas now, but I come from Boston, where I was born. Did this coffee come from that new place on the corner?
5. To be caused by something in particular. Most of my illnesses come from the adorable preschoolers I teach. Where did this dent in my car come from?
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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

some place Go to from some place.
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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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References in classic literature ?
We all rushed to the crossing-place--Monsieur Stangerson and I coming from one end of the right gallery, Daddy Jacques coming from the other end of the same gallery, and Frederic Larsan coming from the 'off-turning' gallery.
Cable was flying the twin-engine airplane when witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from one of his engines, authorities said.
Queer music is usually seen as coming from one of two opposite sources--superstars whose music is released on heavy-hyping major labels or punk radicals whose homemade records trickle through the gay bookstore pipeline.
The soundtrack is a worthy listen for those who can appreciate music that they never saw coming from one of hip hop's most creative and influential personas.
The district's voters, McCaulley said, ``are tired of all the money coming from one source to one person, because then they have a puppet, a yes person'' as their council member.
Immigrant advocates fear a restrictionist vote - coming from one of the strongest lobbies in America - could lend weight to those claiming immigrants are a drain on the United States or push sympathetic politicians into the anti-immigrant camp.
For long runs with multiple cameras coming from one unique location, I recommend NVT's UTP solution," King adds.
These initial orders are coming from one of our larger channel partners as they begin to get units out to their worldwide sales force and into the market.
A large number of the sales were coming from one individual who held a significant block of ETPI stock.
It is a great honor to receive the recognition for Internet Telephony's Softswitch of the Year, coming from one of the industry's most influential publications," said Jim Dolce, CEO, Unisphere Networks.