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von vs aus

when used in the sense of "from"

“aus” is used for coming from places that you can enter (buildings, venues, countries, etc).

“von” is used as “from” for people, activities and stores that are referred to by brand names.

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German Prepositions Explained - "von"

A thorough look at the German word 'von'. We'll find its core idea, learn which locations to use it for, and go over the most common verbs with 'von'. And gifs.


von, halten von, denken von, träumen von, abhängen von, von + location

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