Sunday, January 25, 2015

“Composed of” v. “Comprised of”

The bottom line, use “composed of.” “Comprised of” is always wrong.

Our faculty is comprised of the finest legal minds in the country.

Our faculty is composed of the finest legal minds in the country.

Pick the second version. The grammar rule here is one that we should apply mechanically without trying to remember why.

If you would like to know why, please click here at the “Business Writing blog.”

 (ljs)

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