hail from
phrasal to be or have been native to or a resident of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hail from — (somewhere) to come from a place. Both John and Liza hail from South Carolina. Usage notes: sometimes used in referring to someone s background: Many of our students hail from poor backgrounds …   New idioms dictionary

  • hail from … — ˈhail from… derived (formal) to come from or have been born in a particular place • His father hailed from Italy. Main entry: ↑hailderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • hail from — phrasal : to have origin or home base in : come from he hails from the hill country * * * hail from To belong to, come from (a particular place) • • • Main Entry: ↑hail * * * ˈhail from [transitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hail from — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms hail from : present tense I/you/we/they hail from he/she/it hails from present participle hailing from past tense hailed from past participle hailed from formal hail from something to be from a particular… …   English dictionary

  • hail from — {v.}, {informal} To have your home in; come from; be from; especially, to have been born and raised in. * /Mrs. Gardner hails from Mississippi./ * /Mr. Brown and Mr. White are old friends because they both hail from the same town./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hail from — {v.}, {informal} To have your home in; come from; be from; especially, to have been born and raised in. * /Mrs. Gardner hails from Mississippi./ * /Mr. Brown and Mr. White are old friends because they both hail from the same town./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hail from — verb to be a native of, to come from, to originate from; to have as ones birth place or residence Saints be praised. Im from Scotland! Where do ya hail from? …   Wiktionary

  • hail\ from — v informal To have your home in; come from; be from; especially, to have been born and raised in. Mrs. Gardner hails from Mississippi. Mr. Brown and Mr. White are old friends because they both hail from the same town …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hail from — have one s home or origins in. → hail …   English new terms dictionary

  • hail from — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. come from, be born in, be a native of, claim origin in, claim as one s birthplace, originate; see also begin 2 …   English dictionary for students

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