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"From school" is a phrase which is often translated as "de la escuela", and "of" is a preposition which is often translated as "de". Learn more about the difference between "from school" and "of" below.
from school
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (from one's educational institution)
a. de la escuela
Abbie hasn't seen anyone from school since she moved.Abbie no ha visto a nadie de la escuela desde que se mudó.
b. del colegio
This is Nicole. She's a friend from school.Esta es Nicole. Es una amiga del colegio.
2. (from one's institution for higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. de la universidad
Blake came home from school in June.Blake regresó de la universidad en junio.
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of(
uhv
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating possession)
a. de
The wings of an eagle can span eight feet.Las alas de un águila se extienden hasta ocho pies.
2. (descriptive)
a. de
It is a question of ethics.Es una cuestión de ética.
3. (indicating material)
a. de
This chair is made of oak.Esta silla es de roble.
4. (indicating distance)
a. de
She walked a distance of three miles.Caminó una distancia de tres millas.
5. (indicating location)
a. de
The Caribbean coast of Mexico is the best location for snorkeling.La costa caribeña de México es el mejor lugar para bucear con esnórquel.
6. (indicating content)
a. de
Can you get me a bottle of water?¿Me traes una botella de agua?
7. (among)
a. de
One of the students in my group got lost.Uno de los estudiantes de mi grupo se perdió.
8. (toward)
a. hacia
He made no effort to hide his hatred of the invaders.No hizo ningún esfuerzo por ocultar su odio hacia los invasores.
b. por
We shared a love of music.Compartíamos un amor por la música.
9. (indicating time)
a. menos
I need to be at the office at a quarter of seven.Tengo que estar en la oficina a las siete menos cuarto.
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