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

 

spring from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

spring from something

(formal)
 
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to be caused by something; to start from something The idea for the novel sprang from a trip to India.

spring from…

(informal)
 
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to appear suddenly and unexpectedly from a particular place Where on earth did you spring from?
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