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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Practice the Spanish translation for “from” using these sentences:
This tie was a gift from my mother.
Esta corbata fue un regalo de mi madre.
I am from Canada. Where are you from?
Yo soy de Canadá. ¿De dónde eres tú?
You have to follow the recipe right from the start.
Debes seguir la receta desde el principio
I received a letter from my uncle.
Recibí una carta de mi tío.
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