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Attention all graduates (many of whom may have donned the traditional cap and gown just today), please note that you did NOT "graduate high school," nor did you "graduate college." Instead, you graduated from these venerated institutions.
If you say, "I graduated college," a certain population of English snobs will doubt if that's really the case. This "I graduated college" construction (subject-verb-object), indicates that you did something to the college. Did you graduate the college? Did you give it a cap and gown and sent it on its merry way with high hopes and absolutely no idea what was in store for it in the "real world"? No, the college actually graduated you, while you graduated from the college. There. Have I said "graduated" enough times? Graduated.
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