fresh from

fresh from

1. Having just arrived 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. Having 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
References in classic literature ?
Long strings of young horses out of the country, fresh from the marshes; and droves of shaggy little Welsh ponies, no higher than Merrylegs; and hundreds of cart horses of all sorts, some of them with their long tails braided up and tied with scarlet cord; and a good many like myself, handsome and high-bred, but fallen into the middle class, through some accident or blemish, unsoundness of wind, or some other complaint.
Fresh from the shattering chaos of her sister-in-law's mind, Billy's tremendous calm was especially satisfying, and Saxon mentally laughed to scorn the terrible temper he had charged to himself.