(in expressions of time) from
to be or have been a resident or native (of)
If something dates from a particular time, it started or was made at that time.
If you say that something is far from a particular thing or far from being the case, you are emphasizing that it is not that particular thing or not at all the case, especially when people expect or assume that it is.
from a distance
from a part of Canada other than Newfoundland
without advance notice ; without giving preparatory information
You can use from hell after a noun when you are emphasizing that something or someone is extremely unpleasant or evil .
from a living model
to be from; come from (one's birthplace or established residence )
to get a letter, telegram, etc. from
to prevent or restrain (oneself or another); refrain or cause to refrain
→ see from (sense 11 )
You use apart from when you are making an exception to a general statement.
Aside from means the same as → apart from . This form is more usual in American English.
from a foreign land or lands
If you do something from memory, for example speak the words of a poem or play a piece of music, you do it without looking at it, because you know it very well .
using natural models in drawing, painting, etc
archaic → other
to be ill with, esp recurrently
any quantity, time, degree, etc, above a specified limit
from Day 1:
from the very beginning
suddenly or unexpectedly
If you do something from scratch, you do it without making use of anything that has been done before.
far from it:
You can use the expression ' far from it ' to emphasize a negative statement that you have just made.
from day one:
from the very beginning
rod from God:
a weapon, currently in the development stage, that consists of a metal cylinder that is fired from an orbiting spacecraft at a target on earth. The cylinder is calculated to reach speeds in excess of 7000 mph, hitting its target with the power of a small atomic weapon
from A to B:
People talk about getting from A to B when they are referring generally to journeys they need to make, without saying where the journeys will take them.
from A to Z:
from start to finish, thoroughly and in detail
from the first:
From the first means ever since something started .
from the floor:
during the time of a game when active defense is permitted
from the wood:
(of a beverage ) from a wooden container rather than a metal or glass one
grow away from:
If you grow away from someone, you gradually have fewer interests and opinions in common with them.
a place that is as pleasant and comfortable as a person's own home
out from under:
away from difficulty or danger
shy away from:
If you shy away from doing something, you avoid doing it, often because you are afraid or not confident enough.
take away from:
If something takes away from an achievement, success, or quality, or takes something away from it, it makes it seem lower in value or worth than it should be.
walk away from:
to outdistance easily ; defeat handily
a far cry from:
Something that is a far cry from something else is very different from it.
a home from home:
You can say a home from home in British English or a home away from home in American English to refer to a place in which you are as comfortable as in your own home.
as distinct from:
If you say that you are talking about one thing as distinct from another, you are indicating exactly which thing you mean .
away from sb/sth:
If something is away from a person or place, it is at a distance from that person or place.
fall from grace:
to have made a mistake or done something wrong or immoral, and as a result, to have lost power or influence and spoiled your good reputation
from day to day:
If something happens from day to day or day by day, it happens each day.
from head to toe:
over the whole of someone's body
from one's heart:
very sincerely or deeply
from sun to sun:
from sunrise to sunset
from the get-go:
from the beginning of an activity
from the housetops:
publicly and widely