comprised of vs composed of : Common Errors in English

About comprised of vs composed of

Although “comprise” is used primarily to mean “to include,” it is alsooften stretched to mean “is made up of”—a meaning that some criticsobject to. The most cautious route is to avoid using “of” after any formof “comprise” and substitute “is composed of” in sentences like this:“Jimmy’s paper on Marxism was composed entirely of sentences copied offthe Marx Brothers Home Page.”

comprised of in News

  1. Lexus IS Launch Spots Encourage Consumers to Blend Out

    TORRANCE, Calif., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To launch the entirely new 2014 Lexus IS sport sedan, the automaker today debuts three new television spots comprised of iconic, stylized visuals designed ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Family, friends remember deceased teenagers at candlelight vigil

    La PORTE - A candle vigil, comprised of mostly teenagers who were notified of it on Facebook, made its way around the 500 block of East Lincoln Way to mourn for the deaths of Ethan Day, 20, of La Porte and a 17-year-old girl, from Dyer, Ind., known by friends as "Cricket" on Wednesday night.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  3. The White Mandingos: My First White Girl (Music Video)

    The White Mandingos ( a band comprised of rapper Murs, Bad Brains' founding member Darryl Jenifer, and Ego Trip co-creator Sacha Jenkins SHR) drops a brand new video for "My First White Girl," a cut off their recently released debut, The Ghetto is Tryna Kill Me . It the clip, the rapper plays a a washed up soul singer on the community center circuit.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Baller Status

composed of in News

  1. Winning bid for medical services to TN Correction Department is upheld

    A board composed of three state officials has upheld the Department of Correction’s award of a $241 million contract to a company that employs Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield’s wife, and which submitted a bid more than $15 million higher than a competitor.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Ashland City Times

  2. Winning bid for state prison medical services called 'squirrely'

    NASHVILLE - A board composed of three state officials has upheld the Department of Correction's award of a $241 million contract to a company that employs Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield's wife and which submitted a bid more than $15 million higher than a competitor.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Tennessean

  3. Public Contracting Institute Simplifies, Deciphers Federal Acquisition Regulation with New Training Series

    Composed of more than 2,000 pages and countless clauses and provisions, the Federal Acquisition Regulation often causes confusion and uncertainty for both government and private sector contracting professionals alike.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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