form out of

form (something) out of (something)

To create or shape something from something else. Roger was so bored during dinner that he started forming a heart out of his peas.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

form something out of something

to shape something from something. He formed a tiny elephant out of the clay. Wally formed a mound out of the sand.
See also: form, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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