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01. The test will [consist] of a series of true or false questions and two essay questions.
02. The team [consists] of the best players from all over the country.
03. Antoine de Saint-Exupery once said that love does not [consist] in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
04. The polar bear's diet [consists] almost entirely of seals and fish.
05. A traditional Japanese breakfast typically [consists] of a bowl of rice, miso soup, broiled fish, and pickled vegetables.
06. Success [consists] of doing your best, believing in yourself, and learning from your mistakes.
07. The traditional Korean family [consists] of parents, children, and grandparents.
08. The boys' suppers for the three days they went camping together [consisted] of hamburgers, chocolate bars and potato chips.
09. Our class [consists] of students from ten different countries.
10. My job [consists] of simply inputting data in the computers; I don't have to understand any of it.
11. The rebel army mainly [consists] of secret police who worked for the former regime.
12. The park [consists] of 2 square miles of ancient maple trees and a small lake filled with ducks.
13. Someone once joked that a family [consists] of a husband who gets an idea, the kids who say it can't be done, and the wife who does it.
14. The diet of the people of Malawi [consists] mostly of grains and vegetables.
15. An Arab proverb tells us that wisdom [consists] of ten parts - nine parts of silence, and one part with few words.
16. You will write a final exam [consisting] of both a reading and writing section.
17. The center of the planet Earth is believed to [consist] of two distinct parts, with a liquid outer core surrounding a solid inner core.
18. Though minerals can [consist] of a single element, most minerals are actually compounds.

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  • Consist — Con*sist (k[o^]n*s[i^]st ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Consisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Consisting}.] [L. consistere to stand still or firm; con + sistere to stand, cause to stand, stare to stand: cf. F. consister. See {Stand}.] 1. To stand firm; to be in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consist of — To be made up of • • • Main Entry: ↑consist * * * con ˈsist of [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they consist of he/she/it consists of …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist in — 1. To inhere in (obsolete) 2. To have as essence 3. To be composed of • • • Main Entry: ↑consist * * * con ˈsist in [transitive] [present tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • consist — is followed by of or in. Consist of means ‘to have as its parts or elements’ (in physical and abstract contexts): • Testing consists of checking that the students can carry out the task by the criteria detailed in the objectives Teaching Clinical …   Modern English usage

  • consist — ► VERB 1) (consist of) be composed of. 2) (consist in) have as an essential feature. ORIGIN Latin consistere stand firm or still, exist …   English terms dictionary

  • consist — [kən sist′] vi. [L consistere, to stand together < com , together + sistere, to place, caus. of stare, to STAND] 1. to be formed or composed (of) [water consists of hydrogen and oxygen] 2. to be contained or inherent (in something) as a cause …   English World dictionary

  • consist — verb add up to, amount to, be composed of, be comprised of, be contained in, be formed of, be made of, be made up of, comprise, consistere, constitute, contain, cover, embody, encompass, enfold, entail, envelop, form, has as a component, have as… …   Law dictionary

  • consist of — index comprehend (include), comprise, constitute (compose), contain (comprise), encompass ( …   Law dictionary

  • consist — 1520s, from M.Fr. consister (14c.) or directly from L. consistere to stand firm, take a standing position, stop, halt, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + sistere to place, causative of stare to be standing (see ASSIST (Cf. assist)). Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • consist — [v] exist, reside abide, be, be contained in, be expressed by, be found in, dwell, inhere, lie, repose, rest, subsist; concept 539 …   New thesaurus

  • consist of — [v] made up of amount to, be composed of, comprise, contain, embody, include, incorporate, involve; concept 643 …   New thesaurus