made of or from
Hi! Could you explain me, please, what's the difference between to be made of and to be made from?
Re: made of or from
A piece of clothing could be made of cotton, or polyester (nylon), or wool.
'made of' identifies the material/substance. The cotton and wool have been woven, but are still readily recognizable as natural fibres.
'made from' indicates that the original substance has been transformed into a new material. So,
it is hard to believe that glass is made from sand.
...that rubber, as in rubber tyres and rubber bands, is made from the sap of a tree.
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