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"Es besteht aus Holz."

Translation:It is made of wood.

April 26, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

Is there a difference between this, and "Es ist aus Holz"??

February 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LukasGroth

No, that's equivalent.

April 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DomenickSav

I wrote "It is of wood" and got told it's incorrect. I think that should be all right.

September 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FelipePete3

It is weird english to say something is of "material", usually one says that something is made of steel, wood, concrete, air, water, etc.

November 19, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lvlarx

Was ist der Untershied zwischen "bestehen" und "entstehen"?

January 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LukasGroth

bestehen - to exist, to pass (a test), aus etwas bestehen - to be made of something, to consist of something, auf etwas bestehen - to insist on something

entstehen - to come into being

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zekecoma

bestehen - to consist of

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bekir978479

It is formed from wood!

December 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/petkoo2

Erlen-K├Ârper, Ahorn Hals, Rosenholz Griffbrett..!

April 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guitarjoe3

So would "Es ist aus Holz" sound awkward or unusual to a native speaker?

February 13, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LukasGroth

Not at all. :)

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lisa621202

I forgot to type of and I got an incorrect answer...

March 9, 2017
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