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1. from from


Greetings from Poland.
The changes resulting from the women's movement have affected both women and men.
The goods ordered from England last month have not arrived yet.
I regret that a previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
From time to time, he goes to Tokyo on business.
Tom checked out a few books from the school library a few days ago.
The Balkan Mountain range runs across Bulgaria from west to east.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
Could you please tell me again what school you graduated from?
The year after I graduated from college, I was finally able to find a job.
Tom managed to escape from the room where his kidnappers had kept him locked up.
It's still too hard to find a job. And even if you have a job, chances are you're having a tougher time paying the rising costs of everything from groceries to gas.
Father comes home from work about nine in the evening.
In most cases, car accidents result from lack of sleep.
Aside from that, is there anything else you want?

English word "from"(from) occurs in sets:

Nicholas' Sight Words
Vocabulary 5

2. absent absent


Who is absent?
I had a bad headache yesterday. That was why I was absent.
With so many people absent this week, we weren't able to complete the project.
If he is absent, we will not have an English test.
I visited him only to find him absent.
The teacher has marked his name absent.
Talk of the absent and he will appear.
It is important to avoid having anyone absent from his assignment.
The principal called him to account for being absent without an excuse.
If anybody is still absent, please send their names to me.
Let's drink to absent friends.
roztrzepany /absent majndyd/
How often are you absent from lessons or from work due to bad health.
The adventures I read about are absent from my life.
He was apologetic for being absent.

3. benefit benefit


The advantage gained from something. the benefit of eating vegetables is that you are healthier. 2: benefit of the doubt. Choosing to believe someone despite their story or claims being likely to be untrue.
I got it through my head that my parent's strict rules were for my own benefit.
unemployment benefit
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
Human society is a function of all humanity, those who profit most from it should pay the most for the benefit they gain, of course being greedy, they just want more.
The life lesson: giving people the benefit of the doubt can further your career and personal relationships!
I have one of my friends who graduated from university and became a fine public servant. Once he told me that what he had learned from school had been useless. However, what little philosophy he had learned proved to be of great benefit.
Students, when you want to say something, think about it three times before you say it. Speak only if your words will benefit yourselves and others. Do not speak if it brings no benefit.
Some people do not have a consistent set of principles; they just adopt whatever principles benefit them at the moment.
They claim that cigarettes have many psychological benefits, for example they calm them down and make them feel better.
How have people benefited from the fact that medicine has advanced so much in the last years?
Although government and military agencies were among the first to explore drones for their warfare capabilities, these winged devices are now also marketed to kids,(...), and just about anyone who can benefit from a viewpoint in the skies around them.
Visa liberalisation is intended to benefit the people of these countries, not to reward their politicians.
to be on benefit(s) / salary £20,000 plus benefits

English word "from"(benefit) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions B
Gerundy prop.

4. differ


Tastes differ.
Usually the id and name attributes have the same value applied. (N.B. Not because it matters if they differ but just as a matter of convenience.)
This is where human beings and animals greatly differ.
The sexes differ, not only in stature and muscular force, but perhaps even more decisively in temperament, and this must early have given rise to a corresponding division of labour.
One finding to emerge was that critical features differ between species.
Such employments as warfare, politics, public worship, and public merrymaking, are felt, in the popular apprehension, to differ intrinsically from the labour that has to do with elaborating the material means of life.
Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.
we have different beliefs
His ​views differ ​considerably from those of his ​parents. Economists differ on the ​cause of ​inflation.
to materially differ from sth - różnić się istotnie od czegoś; to differ from sb/sth - różnić się od kogoś/czegoś
mathematical factor had differ
International postal rates differ according to destination.
The Kansai dialects are said to have a "sing-song" quality because their pitch accents differ from standard Japanese, which comes from the Tokyo dialect.
Some people are apt to think of their own way of life as the normal one and to look down on life-styles that differ from it.
The Irish jig and the French gigue differ in speed, microrhythmics, and German gender.

English word "from"(differ) occurs in sets:

verbs/adjectives, nouns with propositions D
the biggest shit

5. different


You look different.
I consider the Jehovah's witnesses who knock on my door all the time to be no different from religious zealots trying to force their beliefs on me.
Mathematicians are like French people: whatever you tell them they translate it into their own language and turn it into something totally different.
Jo's very different from her sister, isn't she? The house is different to how I expected it to be. I had to go to three different shops to find the book she wanted.
It's difficult to give an objective definition of terrorism, as it is practically different in every country.
Our teacher also said that her wedding wouldn't be the same as other people's; we asked how it would be different, but she didn't say.
Here ... the sound of the cicadas is different. "Oh my, I'm impressed you noticed. You've got a good sense of pitch!"
Using English with him, I feel that we are both at different levels, at least from a linguistic point of view.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.
That's not what I mean. Sex discrimination, female discrimination, whatever, men and women are just different.
I preferred wearing my Hawaiian T-shirt and green shorts to be cool and different, but I quickly got used to the white shirt and black slacks.
I'm teaching basic participial constructions now, but, with regard to those below, what different ways of translating them would everybody use?
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
These two have completely different patterning but no difference is seen in their internal morphology so it seems that they are considered the same.

English word "from"(different) occurs in sets:

Adjectives + prepositions
prepositions sritions

6. abstain


Athletes usually abstain from smoking.
He was told to abstain from drinking by the doctor.
My father tries to abstain from drinking.
Tom was told to abstain from smoking and drinking.
I had to abstain from smoking while I was in the hospital.
I am abstaining out of consideration for the Danish workers ill-treated by globalisation.
abstinence | abstention | abstainer | abstemious | abstinent
"She intends to abstain from sex before marriage"
Rob needs to abstain from eating cakes if he wants to wear his skinny jeans
For this reason, we have decided to abstain on this report
True science teaches us to doubt and to abstain from ignorance.
I abstain from voting.
I'll abstain from going out today.