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Tell me please, what is から means in the following sentence?


Thank you very much for help!

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から means what it always means, in this case it marks a reason. It may be easier to read if you insert (mental) brackets for the quotation:

Actually, I was waiting, because Natsume had told me that at this time Yũma would come by here.

Maybe 夏目 said

Yũma comes by here at 4 o'clock, so please wait here.

which got transformed and shortened to


in the quotation (marked by と) in the original sentence.

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