begin from

Begin from indicates a physical location where an action begins and is often equivalent to begin at.

  • When the kitten unravelled her knitting, Aunt Sadie had to begin again from the first row.
  • Beginning from the post at Kilometre 0 in Victoria, British Columbia, you can travel the Trans-Canada Highway to Kilometre 0 in Newfoundland.

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