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very often used word (#21)

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  • 1.

    from (away)

    Example: Отодви́нь крова́ть от стены́. - Move the bed away from the wall. Info: от + place in genitive case
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    from (part of a whole)

    Example: Э́то рука́в от руба́шки. - It's a shirt's sleeve. Info: от + object in genitive case
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    from (cause)

    Example: Он у́мер от диабе́та. - He died from diabetes. Info: от + cause in genitive case
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    from (distance)

    Example: От Петербу́рга до Москвы́ о́коло 650 км - It's about 650 km from Moscow to Saint Petersburg. Info: от + place in genitive case
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    from (range)

    Example: Биле́ты сто́ят от 200 до 400 рубле́й. - Tickets cost from 200 to 400 roubles. Info:
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    from (someone)

    Example: Это пода́рок от ма́мы. - It's a gift from my mom. Info: от + person in genitive case
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  • 7.

    for

    Also: against a purpose

    Example: У меня́ грипп, и до́ктор вы́писал мне табле́тки от ка́шля. - I have the flu, and doctor prescribed to take these pills for a bad cough. Info: от + object in genitive case
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Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

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