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steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

It doesn't have a particular meaning that I am aware of. Can we have some context?
 

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steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

Is that what you want to know? :idea:

as of/from: starting from a particular time or date.
e.g. As from next month, all the airline's fares will be going up.

:)
 

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henry said:
steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

Is that what you want to know? :idea:

as of/from: starting from a particular time or date.
e.g. As from next month, all the airline's fares will be going up.

:)

Help me out please - as from next month - just does not sound right. Something seems to be missing.
 

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Henry's right- it sounds perfect to my ears. ;-)
 

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twostep said:
henry said:
steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

Is that what you want to know? :idea:

as of/from: starting from a particular time or date.
e.g. As from next month, all the airline's fares will be going up.

:)



Help me out please - as from next month - just does not sound right. Something seems to be missing.

It doesn't sound right to me either. At least in AE, we would use "as of".

The only use I can come up with gor "as from" would be as part of an analogy: As from the top of a waterfall, his emotions gushed forth.
 

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MikeNewYork said:
twostep said:
henry said:
steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

Is that what you want to know? :idea:

as of/from: starting from a particular time or date.
e.g. As from next month, all the airline's fares will be going up.

:)



Help me out please - as from next month - just does not sound right. Something seems to be missing.

It doesn't sound right to me either. At least in AE, we would use "as of".

The only use I can come up with gor "as from" would be as part of an analogy: As from the top of a waterfall, his emotions gushed forth.

I thought there would be no different meanings both in AE and BE. :roll:
 

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henry said:
MikeNewYork said:
twostep said:
henry said:
steveguinness1 said:
what does "as from" mean.

Is that what you want to know? :idea:

as of/from: starting from a particular time or date.
e.g. As from next month, all the airline's fares will be going up.

:)



Help me out please - as from next month - just does not sound right. Something seems to be missing.

It doesn't sound right to me either. At least in AE, we would use "as of".

The only use I can come up with gor "as from" would be as part of an analogy: As from the top of a waterfall, his emotions gushed forth.

I thought there would be no different meanings both in AE and BE. :roll:

It seems to be another AE/BE difference. :wink:
 
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