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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.
It is made of plastic.
What is your bag made of?
These shoes are made of leather.

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.)
She makes wine from grapes.

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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