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Autor:  Breno
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Data:  20/DEZ/2004 2:55 PM
Assunto:  Re: duvida!
 
Mensagem:  extracted from http://www.ldoceonline.com/
Longman is just the best dictionary ever...


consist in something phrasal verb
to be based on or depend on something
Happiness does not consist in how many possessions you own.

consist of something phrasal verb
to be formed from two or more things or people
The buffet consisted of several different Indian dishes.

consist mainly/largely/primarily of somebody/something
The audience consisted mainly of teenagers.
consist entirely/solely of somebody/something
The area does not consist entirely of rich people, despite popular belief.


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duvida!  –  mano  20/DEZ/2004, 2:32 PM
 Re: duvida!  –  Breno  20/DEZ/2004, 2:55 PM

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