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pronunciation:
fruhm
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: used to show a starting point in place or time.
We ran from his house to mine.We are meeting her one hour from now.
 
definition 2: used to identify the origin or source.
Don got a postcard from his friend.Joe is from Kentucky.Wood comes from trees.
definition 3: used to show difference.
The farmer can tell one chick from another.
definition 4: used to show distance or separation.
The school is eight miles from here.
definition 5: used to show cause.
They were tired out from sledding.