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"Come from" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "venir de", and "is from" is a phrase which is often translated as "es de". Learn more about the difference between "come from" and "is from" below.
come from(
kuhm
 
fruhm
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to originate in)
a. venir de
My computer came from China.Mi computadora vino de China.
b. ser de
Roberta comes from New York.Roberta es de Nueva York.
2. (to result from)
a. surgir de
True happiness comes from serving others.La felicidad verdadera surge de servir a los demás.
b. resultar de
Success comes from never giving up.El éxito resulta de no rendirse jamás.
3. (to mean)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. proponer
I am trying to understand where you're coming from.Estoy intentando entender qué te propones.
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is from(
ihz
 
fruhm
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (expressing origin)
a. es de
Eat this apple. It is from the market.Come esta manzana. Es del mercado.
Have you met my cousin? He is from Chile.¿Has conocido a mi primo? Él es de Chile.
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