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    #1

    contain

    I made a sentence as follow:

    This hot chicken soul is contained chicken, water, and salt.

    Can I use "contained" word here correctly?

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    #2

    Re: contain

    No. (I expect you mean 'soup'.)

    This hot chicken soup contains chicken, water and salt.

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    #3

    Re: contain

    Thanks and do the correction for me.
    My question is "is contained" passive sentence.
    Why will you change it to sample sentence?

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    #4

    Re: contain

    It is the chicken, water and salt that 'are contained' in the soup, though we would never put it that way.

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    #5

    Re: contain

    The hot chicken soup is cooked with chicken, water and salt.
    I don't think it is necessary to mention "water" as an ingredient. Do you mean "hot" from ingredients like chilli, pepper or spices? In which case, the ingredients should be mentioned.
    I am not a teacher.

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