[Grammar] Made Of VS. Made From

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Made Of VS. Made From

The word ‘make’ can be put together with many propositions like ‘of’, ‘from’, ‘with’, etc. Today, we will be looking at three basic expressions of ‘made’, the past tense of ‘make’.

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1. be made of

We use ‘be made of’ to talk about the basic material or qualities of something, and it has a similar meaning to ‘be composed of ‘.

She wore a beautiful necklace made of silver.

The door is made of wood.

When something is made of another, they share the same physical appearances.

2. be made from

We often use made from when we talk about how something is manufactured.

Plastic is made from oil.

Paper is made from wood.

When something is made from another, their physical appearances are changed after a process.

3. be made with

We use made with most often to talk about the ingredients of food and drinks.

This dish is made with beef, red peppers and herbs.

Is sushi always made with raw fish or do the Japanese use cooked fish too?

That’s all for today’s [Grammar]. We’ve also prepared a quiz for you👇

#1. This pizza is made _____ pepperoni, olives and basil leaves.

#2. The kite is made _____ paper.

#3. Butter is made _____ milk.




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