de dónde viene

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de dónde viene(
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dohn
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deh
 
byeh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person)
a. where he comes from
No sé de dónde viene todas las noches, que trae la ropa llena de barro.I don't know where he comes from every night that leaves his clothes covered in mud.
b. where she comes from
Esa es la nueva alumna de clase. Nadie sabe de dónde viene.That's the new student in class. No one knows where she comes from.
c. where it comes from
La expresión "dormir como un tronco" es curiosa. Me pregunto de dónde viene.The expression "sleep like a log" is odd. I wonder where it comes from.
d. where he's coming from
Necesito averiguar de dónde viene a una hora tan intempestiva.I need to find out where he's coming from at this ungodly hour.
e. where she's coming from
Si sabes de dónde viene, por favor dímelo.If you know where she's coming from, please tell me.
f. where it's coming from
¿Notaste ese olor tan malo? No tengo ni idea de dónde viene.Did you notice that awful smell? I have no idea where it's coming from.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person; singular)
a. where you come from
¿Cuál es su nacionalidad, caballero? No sabemos de dónde viene.¿What's your nationality, sir? We don't know where you come from.
b. where you're coming from
Dígame, por favor, de dónde viene y por qué manejaba a esa velocidad.Please tell me where you're coming from and why you were driving so fast.
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