gain from (something)

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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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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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"I admit the World Cup is a big factor for me because of all the extra knowledge you gain from something like that.
The budget seems to be quite powerfully pointing to tax and employment regulation changes which could directly affect you, and nicely too, although some Pisceans will have more of the dreaded form-filling to go through in order to gain from something.
WEALTH ALERT: You'll gain from something of the past, but watch out in July when overseas connections may cost more than you expected.