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    Am I one alone considered excess?

    A person who was retrenched from government service was arguing in the court of law, since he was considered to excess staff and let go. He argues that he alone cannot comprise the excess staff when a million employees are happily continued in their service.

    Do I alone comprise excess staff to leviathan government?

    Is the above sentence correct? How can one say it idiomatically?

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    Re: Am I one alone considered excess?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Appalayya View Post
    A person who was retrenched from government service was arguing in the court of law, since he was considered to excess staff and let go. He argues that he alone cannot comprise the excess staff when a million employees are happily continued in their service.

    Do I alone comprise excess staff to leviathan government?

    Is the above sentence correct? How can one say it idiomatically?
    Will this be correct....

    Do I alone comprise of the excess staff in leviathan government?

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    Re: Am I one alone considered excess?

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Will this be correct....

    Do I alone comprise of the excess staff in leviathan government?
    Is 'of' necessary with 'comprise?

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    Re: Am I one alone considered excess?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Appalayya View Post
    Is 'of' necessary with 'comprise?
    No, it isn't. I think "represent" would be a better word to use.

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