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    Default My house is made of/ from bricks.

    1. My house is made of bricks.

    2. My house is made from bricks.


    Which is correct?

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    Default Re: My house is made of/ from bricks.

    My house is brick-built.

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    Default Re: My house is made of/ from bricks.

    Interesting - Rover's version would not sound natural to me, but it must to both of you.

    I would say:
    I have a brick house.
    or
    My house is made of brick.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: My house is made of/ from bricks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Interesting - Rover's version would not sound natural to me, but it must to both of you.

    I would say:
    I have a brick house.
    or
    My house is made of brick.

    Actually this is a question from English grammar book for Korean EFL learners and I have no answer keys.

    If you really have choose between the two, what would you like to ?

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    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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