Linda January 14, at pm Thanks for the eye opener. The European Union comprises 28 member states. The whole comprises the parts.
As we see, the full and complete pizza comprises eight smaller parts, which are slices. Interesting that you were outvoted among legal wordsmiths!
Image credit: Many thanks to Tina for giving permission to use this image. A full deck comprises 52 cards.Unfortunately, native speakers are equally guilty of mistakes. It suggests avoiding a passive use of comprise. The key is to find something that is easy for you to understand. Jmat 17 de mai de To compose something is to create it from parts. A hallway, living room, two bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and separate WC compose the apartment. I realize this thread wasn't about copyrights, but copyright processes give structure to my thoughts about writing vs. To 'decompose' refers to the rotting of dead animals.
The apartment comprises a hallway, living room, two bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and separate WC. Both of these phrases are examples of the passive voice, and as we discusses earlier, you cannot use the passive voice when using the word comprise, but you can use the passive voice when using compose.
Active Hawaii is composed of eight main islands.Recording is a separate activity from composing. Here is another suggestion for remembering the difference: 1. In this sentence we are saying that eight slices make up a pizza. Using comprise in the manner you have used it appeals to me also. In the context of music, the composer is the person who created the music. New words are created all time. At best, one of my pieces will have only a few notes sketched out on paper -- call that 'written.
And sometimes the turn of a phrase will put a smile on your face, as you have done for me with your comment.