Meaning of MADE in English

MADE

verb

BAD : She claimed that the jumper was made from wool.

GOOD : She claimed that the jumper was made of wool.

BAD : Many components are made by plastic.

GOOD : Many components are made of plastic.

BAD : Margarine, which is made by natural ingredients, seems to be more acceptable.

GOOD : Margarine, which is made from natural ingredients, seems to be more acceptable.

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Use made from when the original materials have been completely changed and cannot be recognized: 'Bread is made from flour and water.'

Use made of when the original materials have not been completely changed and you can still see them: 'Their dining table is made of solid oak.'

Use made by when you mention the name of the company or person that has made something (NOT the names of materials): 'This new razor is made by Wilkinson Sword.'

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