What does this sentence imply -

  1. I have got a bit exhausted from doing all the house hold work .

According to my knowledge it should mean that I have got tired because I have been doing house hold work. Can from be used this way ?

  • In your example from means because of. Yes, that is one of the meanings of from.
    – Billy Kerr
    Jan 29 at 13:36

1 Answer 1


Oxford lists 11 subtly different definitions of "from". The one that applies here is:

indicating a cause.
eg a child suffering from asthma.

So, in your example, doing housework is the cause of exhaustion.

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