lezioni di vocabolario

What make is it? – Mini lezione di vocabolario

Made from, made of, made out of, made with – Scopriamo la differenza tra queste espressioni con questo mini lezione di vocabolario.

to be made from

We often use made from when we talk about how something is manufactured:
The earliest canoes were made from tree trunks.

to be made of

We use made of when we talk about the basic material or qualities of something. It has a meaning similar to ‘composed of’:
Susan wore a stunning necklace made of silver.

to be made out of

We usually use made out of when we talk about something that has been changed or transformed from one thing into another:
Not long ago, it was popular to have candle-holders made out of colourful wine bottles.

to be made with

We use made with most often to talk about the ingredients of food and drink:
This dish is made with beef, ground red peppers and local herbs.

source: English Grammar Today, Cambridge Dictionary Plus

Prova di usare le espressioni nelle seguenti frasi! 

  1. This furniture is made ___American oak.
  2. Is sushi always made ____ raw fish?
  3. Some people were living in tents made ______old plastic sheets.
  4. Plastic is made ______oil.

key: 1. of; 2. with; 3. out of; 4. from


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