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    I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Can you say this when you're in Brazil -

    I came from America to come to Brazil.

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    It's not at all natural. Try this: "I travelled from America to Brazil."

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Is it correct to say "I came to Brazil here from America"?

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    I am not a teacher.

    It would be better without "here".

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    I came to Brazil from America.
    I came here from America.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    You could also say I came here to Brazil from America.

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is it correct to say "I came to Brazil here from America"?
    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    It would be better without "here".
    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You could also say I came here to Brazil from America.
    Why can't "here" be before "from" but can be before "to"?

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Given that Brazil is in America, I'd use "from the US". Not many English speakers would care, but Latin Americans sometimes do, and if you're in Brazil, you might be talking to one.

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Why can't "here" be before "from" but can be before "to"?
    Word order issue- it works better that way.

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    Re: I came from America to come to Brazil.

    Brazil is not part of what is commonly caused America.

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