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Spanish word for From

The Spanish word for “from” is “de” or “desde”. This word is a preposition. The incorrect use of prepositions is one of the most common mistakes in Spanish as second language.

How to pronounce “de” in Spanish:

Sounds like – day’
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Translation for from in Spanish

de = from in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “from” using these sentences:

Example 1:
This tie was a gift from my mother.

Esta corbata fue un regalo de mi madre.

Example 2:
I am from Canada. Where are you from?

Yo soy de Canadá. ¿De dónde eres tú?

Example 3:
You have to follow the recipe right from the start.

Debes seguir la receta desde el principio

Example 4:
I received a letter from my uncle.

Recibí una carta de mi tío.

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