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    What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    I copied from the book. Can someone explain to me what does sentence mean?

    "I worried that the weather would prevent Larry from driving up from New York,but I had no way of knowing."

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I copied from the book. Can someone explain to me what this sentence means?
    "I worried that the weather would prevent Larry from driving up prevent him from driving up from where? from New York,but I had no way of knowing."

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/from
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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    Canadian, your response, as written, is very confusing.

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    'Larry intended driving up from New York, but I worried that the weather would prevent him from doing so.'
    Is it correct?

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    'Larry intended driving up from New York, but I worried that the weather would prevent him from doing so.'
    Is it correct?

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    I would say "intended on..."

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    But the dictionary does not say so, see http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/intend

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Canadian, your response, as written, is very confusing.
    ?????????????

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    Re: What does this sentence mean of two from...from....?

    What do you mean by those question marks?

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