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gain from (something)

1. To benefit from something. What did you gain from your time in college?
2. To obtain something in particular from some action or experience. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "gain" and "from." You'll gain a lot of experience from working in a fast-paced office like ours. I gained some peace of mind from finally telling the truth.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

gain something from something

to earn or achieve something from something. I hope you gain something worthwhile from all this. I know I will gain some valuable experience from this job.
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gain from something

to benefit from something. I hope you gain from this experience. What do you think I will gain from this?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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