Preposition “Desde”

Preposition “Desde”

The preposition “Desde” means source or origin in time:

Ella vino caminando desde su casa. (She came walking from her home)

This preposition is integrated into various expressions, such as “desde entonces”, desde luego, desde siempre, etc.

Lugar (place): Desde aquí se ven muy bien los músicos.

Tiempo (Time): La clase es desde las 5 hasta las 6 y media.

Examples of the uses of the preposition ” Desde” – regarding “time”

If you want to know how long has been something going on, you can ask

“Desde cuando tenes fiebre?” For how long have you been with fever?

Option for de answer:

desde anoche – since last night
desde anteayer – since the day before yesterday
desde ayer – since yesterday
desde el sábado – since Saturday
desde hace dos meses – since two months ago
desde el año pasado – since last year
desde el mes pasado – since last month
desde esta mañana – since this morning
desde esta tarde – since this afternoon
desde hoy – since today
desde la semana pasada – since last week


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