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spring from something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspring from something phrasal verb spokenCAUSEto be caused by something or start from something behaviour which springs from prejudices spring→ See Verb table
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spring from M'dear fellow, where have you sprung from?N. - run trials are suffused with tensions that spring from allegations that include nepotism, cronyism and mismanagement of resources.Most creative ideas spring from analogy of some kind.How in her work you can tell that she's an extremely complex person, that her writing sprang from deep within.All account-making springs from False Personality; through hurt vanity or pride, or wounded self-conceit, etc.Meanwhile, the master had sprung from his position backstage and was fighting his way toward me.Others sprang from social or political protest.The hope springs from the knowledge that the overwhelming majority of those who seek annulments obtain them.
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Verb table
spring
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyspring
he, she, itsprings
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysprangsprung
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sprung
he, she, ithas sprung
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sprung
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill spring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sprung
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam springing
he, she, itis springing
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you, we, theyare springing
Past
I, he, she, itwas springing
you, we, theywere springing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been springing
he, she, ithas been springing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been springing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be springing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been springing
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