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    Default Water comprises/is comprised of hydrogen and oxygen.

    1.Water comprises hydrogen and oxygen.

    2. Water is comprised of hydrogen and oxygen.


    Are the both grammatical and same in meaning?

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    Default Re: Water comprises/is comprised of hydrogen and oxygen.

    Only the first.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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