From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome from somebody/something phrasal verb1COME FROM/ORIGINATEif you come from a place, you were born there or lived there when you were youngI come from London originally.2to be obtained from a place, thing, or person, or to start or be made somewhereA lot of drugs come from quite common plants.My information comes from a very reputable source.The idea came from America.3RESULTto happen as the result of doing somethingcome from doing somethingMost of her problems come from expecting too much of people.4coming from him/her/you etc spokenCRITICIZEOPPOSITE/REVERSE used to say that someone should not criticize another person for doing something, because they have done the same thing themselvesYou think I’m too selfish? That’s rich coming from you!5where somebody is coming from informal the basicattitude or opinion someone has, which influences what they think, say, or doI see where you’re coming from now. →come→ See Verb table
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coming from him/her/you etc• As I couldn't work out where they were coming from I ignored them.• But all the intensity is coming from her.• But I never expected the reaction it got coming from me.• CoastGuardhelicoptersflying over the bargenoticed an oilsheen coming from it, DeVillars said.• Maybe these intimate stories, coming from some one she hardly knew, had overwhelmed her.• That was richcoming from him!• The little girlcoming from herdirection offers the other, much thinner one, a bowl filled with bread and fruit.• That coming from him who would go sick with a bad back whenever a job tired him.where somebody is coming from• Growing churches should seek to identifywhere their growth is coming from.• I try to feel where he is coming from.• It's great for keeping tabs on where your money is coming from and going to and for trackinginvestments.• The ability to see where something is coming from and where it's going to.