Expressing "to come from" with "laizi"
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来自 (láizì) is used to express where something or someone comes from. Its meaning is similar to "to come from" in English.
Subj. + 来自 + noun
- 我来自中国. I come from China.
- 公司从来自政府的报告中看到了希望. The company saw hope from the government's report.
- 我设计的这副作品来自小王的启发. This piece of work I designed was inspired by Xiao Wang.
Sources and further reading
- Anything Goes (无所不谈) (pp. 63, 107, 237) Anything Goes (无所不谈) →buy