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Make of and make from
We use make of when we are identifying the material used to make something.
This necklace is made of gold.
We usually use make out of when we are thinking about the process of manufacture.
They made all the furniture out of oak.
We usually use make from when the process of making changes a material into something completely different.
Paper is made from wood. (NOT Paper is made of wood.)
To mention just one of the materials used for making something, we use make with.
‘The pudding is very sweet.’ ‘Yes, I made it with lots of sugar.’
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