come from


verb(intr, preposition)
  1. to be or have been a resident or native (of): Ernst comes from Geneva

  2. to originate from or derive from: chocolate comes from the cacao tree; the word filibuster comes from the Dutch word for pirate

  1. where someone is coming from informal the reasons for someone's behaviour, opinions, or comments: I can understand where you're coming from

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