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    #1

    Where do you come from?

    Hi!
    I'd like to ask whether the question from the name of the topic is natural.
    For instance, I had taken a vacation and came to a forein state to spend it and someone wants to know what country or city I am from should he/she ask 'Where did you come from?' or 'Where are you from?' rather than 'Where do you come from?'?
    Does using present indefinite with acting verb 'come' in a question like this sound normal?

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    #2

    Re: Where do you come from?

    'Where are you from?' is the question to ask in this context.

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    #3

    Re: Where do you come from?

    In what kind of context might 'Where do you come from?' work?

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    #4

    Re: Where do you come from?

    That works, too, in the same context.

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