Idiom:  hail from somewhere

Meaning

Idiom:  hail from somewhere

  • come from a place (city/state/country, etc.)

Example sentences

  • I hail from the great state of New York.
  • My husband hails from the same small town as you do—Do you know the Brown’s? 
  • The next contestant hails from the Midwest. Sandra Benning grew up in Iowa and is currently studying Public Relations at the University of Michigan.
  • You say you're from the West Coast? Where exactly do you hail from?
  • I hail from the great state of Texas and can't imagine living anywhere else.
  • My husband and I hailed from different sides of the state but met in New York City at a conference.
  • Do you know anyone who hails from Seattle, Washington? My daughter is relocating over there and could use some advice.
  • People who hail from small towns often find it difficult to adjust to the noise and crowds in large cities.


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