What does "from" mean in "you know that girl from Greek restaurant"? Can I replace "from" with "of"?
The preposition "from" in this case is used to tell the location or the origin of where someone or something was observed. So in the video, "the girl from the Greek restaurant" means that they are talking about the girl who was located at the Greek restaurant. In this case you can't replace "from" with "of" because "of" implies that someone belongs to something instead of being located at a particular place. Here's a few examples of "from" telling the location or origin of something: Ex: Remember the dog from the park yesterday? Ex: The guy from our class is coming to the party tonight. Ex: It's the lady from Walmart! Ex: These pictures are from ten years ago.
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