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Grammar detail: ことから

ことから - since; from the fact that ~
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sentence X
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ことから
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sentence Y
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since X is the case, then Y
Japanese contains several words for 'because', such as the most common から on which ことから is based. ことから is used to imply a sequence of events or emphasize the existence of a cause and effect relationship.
デトロイト
あいちけん
愛知県
とよたし
豊田市
どちらも
じどうしゃ
自動車
さんぎょう
産業
まち
であることから
しまい
姉妹
とし
都市
こうりゅう
交流
している
Since Detroit and Toyota city in Aichi prefecture are both automobile cities, they are connected as sister cities.
すいせい
彗星
らっか
落下
した
ちてん
地点
から
すこ
はな
れていた
ことから
ぜんいん
全員
きゅうじょ
救助
せいこう
成功
した

Thanks to the fact that they had been some distance away from the point where the comet had fallen, everyone was successfully rescued.
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Kanji used in this grammar

アイ    love   
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チ   し to know   
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ケン    prefecture   
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ホウ   ゆた plentiful, abundant   
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デン   た rice field   
シ   いち market   
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ジ   シ   みずか self   
ドウ   うご to move, to stir   うごかす to shift, to move   
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シャ   くるま car   
サン    giving birth; products   う to give birth to   うまれる to be born   うぶ- newborn   
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ギョウ   ゴウ    profession, business, industry   わざ deed, act   
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チョウ   まち town   
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シ   あね elder sister   
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マイ   いもうと younger sister   
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ト   ツ   みやこ capital city, metropolis   
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コウ   mix; mixed   まぜる to mix, stir   まざる    まじる to be mixed together   まじえる to mix, intersperse   まじわる to intersect   か to take turns   かわす to exchange   
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ル   リュウ   ながれる to flow   なが to pour out, to flush    
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スイ    comet   
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セイ   ショウ   ほし star   
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ラク   おちる to fall   おとす to drop (something)   
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カ   ゲ   した below, under   しも bottom part   もと under (influence)   さげる to lower, to reduce   さがる to be lowered   くだ to descend   くだ to judge   くださる to give   おろす to drop off (passenger)   おりる to get off (train)   
チ   ジ    ground   
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テン    spot, point   
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ショウ   すこ a little   すくない few   
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リ   はなれる to be separated, detached   はな to separate, to detach   
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ゼン   まった entirely   すべ everything   
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イン    employee   
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キュウ   すく to rescue, save   
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ジョ   すけ help   たすける to help, save   たすかる to be helped   
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セイ   ジョウ   な to become   な to perform, to accomplish   
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ク   コウ    achievement   
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