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Phrasal Verbs

come from (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb come from (1)

Meaning: to be born and raised in a place

Synonym: hail from (formal)

For example:

  • come from I come from a big city in Australia called Melbourne. Where do you come from?

  • come from Where do you think those people over there come from? Are they Japanese?

Quick Quiz:

She looked at me and said, "Where do you come from?" She wanted to know where I

a. was staying

b. had just arrived from

c. was born

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