FROM (Preposition)

 



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We are going to discuss something that confuses students of English as a Second Language or ESL. 

Prepositions are really tricky. The best way to learn about prepositions by heart is to keep on reading, reading, and reading.

This blog post shows the verbs/words that usually go with the preposition FROM. I also provided some example sentences for your convenience


Borrow

If you want to set up a business but you have no capital, try to borrow money from a bank. Or, if you have a generous friend, you can also borrow money from him/her/

Defend

My ancestors defended my country from invaders. 

Differ

My opinion greatly differs from yours but of course, that doesn't mean I hate you. I love you as a friend and I respect you as a human even though our opinions are different. 

Dismiss

Jane was dismissed from her work right after the boss found out that she was having an affair with the security officer. 

Draw

Long time ago, I lived in a far-flung area and we had to draw water from a deep well. 

Emerge

The monster emerged from the sea. 

Escape

The truth is, no matter how much alcohol we drink, we can never escape from our problems, We have to face our problems and solve them objectively. 

Excuse

Could you please excuse my niece from your class today? We need to go to the dentist. She has an impacted tooth. 

Hinder

Should we let poverty hinder us from achieving our goals? 

Prevent

To prevent the food from going bad very soon, we need to refrigerate it. Of course. 

Prohibit

Teenagers are prohibited from smoking. They can smoke all they want when they turn 20. 

Protect

We need sunblock to protect our skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays. 

Receive

I received flowers and chocolate from my friend on my birthday. The chocolate was yummy but the flowers were bitter. 

Separate

Please separate the two spiders from each other. They are fighting. I don't want any of them to lose and be eaten. 

Suffer

Many people silently suffer from depression. I wonder what we can do to help them. 



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