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    #1

    She left for/from Europe...

    Hi,

    She left for/from Europe five days ago.

    Which preposition is suitable in this sentence? It is 'for' in my book, but in my opinion 'from' is more suitable.

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    #2

    Re: for/from

    Both are possible. For means she's going to Europe. From means she was in Europe and is heading somewhere else.
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    #3

    Re: for/from

    oksuz, please note:

    1. I have improved your thread title.

    2. 'For' and 'from' are prepositions.

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    Re: for/from

    I am sorry. Thank you so much.

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    #5

    Re: for/from

    So, 'she left for Europe five days ago' means that she is going to Europe? but there is a verb 'left' in the sentence. I am confused.

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    #6

    Re: for/from

    I think she was going there as soon as she left.
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    #7

    Re: for/from

    She left wherever she was on a journey whose destination is Europe. She left. For Europe.

    If she was in Europe, we would say "she left Europe."

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