comprised of vs composed of :

comprised of or 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.”

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