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consist of something

 /kənˈsɪst əv, ˌʌv, ˌɑv/
phrasal verb with consist verb
to be something that is made or formed of various specific things: The crowd consisted mostly of college kids and office workers. Her responsibilities consist of answering the phone and greeting visitors.
Translations of “consist of something”
in Korean -로 구성되다…
in Arabic يَتكَوّن مِن…
in Portuguese consistir em algo…
in Catalan consistir en ac, constar d’ac…
in Japanese ~からできている…
in Italian consistere di qualcosa…
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