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Definition of come from phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

come from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

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(not used in the progressive tenses) to have as your place of birth or the place where you live She comes from Chicago. Where do you come from?

    come from something

     
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  1. 1 to start in a particular place or be produced from a particular thing Much of our butter comes from Vermont. This wool comes from goats, not sheep. This poem comes from his new book. Where does her attitude come from? Where's that smell coming from? He comes from a family of actors.
  2. 2= come of something
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