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We say 'to be different from (or to) someone/something':

- The film was quite different from (or to) what I expected.

We say 'to hear from someone' (= receive a letter/telephone call from someone):

- 'Have you heard from Ann recently?' 'Yes, she wrote to me last week.

We say 'to suffer from an illness':

- The number of people suffering from heart disease has increased.

We say 'to borrow something from someone':

- I didn't have any money. I had to borrow some from a friend of mine.

We say 'to protect someone/something from (or against) someone/something':

- He put sun-tan oil on his body to protect his skin from the sun. (or protect his skin against the sun.)

We say 'to translate (a book etc.) from one language into a other language':

- George Orwell's books have been translated into many languages.


Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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