Quick answer
"Come from" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "venir de", and "stem from" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "provenir de". Learn more about the difference between "come from" and "stem from" below.
come from(
kuhm
 
fruhm
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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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stem from
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 be the result of)
a. provenir de
The civil unrest in the country stems from part of the population's deep sense of social injustice.La agitación social en el país proviene de la profunda sensación de injusticia social que siente parte de la población.
b. derivar de
Greta's psychological problems stem from a complicated childhood.Los problemas psicológicos de Greta derivan de una infancia complicada.
c. derivarse de
A number of predictions stem from Hamilton's theory.Hay una serie de predicciones que se derivan de la teoría de Hamilton.
d. ser producto de
Your problems as a couple stem from a lack of communication between the two of you.Sus problemas de pareja son producto de una falta de comunicación entre ustedes dos.
e. surgir de
Hearing loss may stem from long-term exposure to excessively loud sounds.La pérdida de audición puede surgir de una exposición prolongada a ruidos excesivamente altos.
f. emanar de
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Gender equality ultimately stems from human and constitutional rights.En último extremo, la igualdad de género emana de los derechos humanos y constitucionales.
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