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    Question accounted for, comprised of, represents

    To explan graph which is given below, using them (accounted for, comprised of, represents) is accurate?



    Can i use these words like that:

    Above 350.000 was spent by the French on computers while for the UK,it accounted for 350.000.
    The British spent their money on books which comprised of 400.000.
    The expenditure on perfume in France represented 300.000

    I want to learn where should i use them? To explain the amount in a sentence is that a true way ? If it is not, can you give me some advices to explain the quantities owing to the fact that i do not want to have a sentence everytime like "which is 400.000, which was 250.000 etc.".
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    Re: accounted for, comprised of, represents

    There are many things that you could say regarding this chart, and many more ways to say them. However, I give you one example:

    Expenditures for cars were the greatest single expense category for both British (500,000) and French consumers (450,000). The French outspent the British in perfume and computer purchases, while British consumers spent more for cars, books, and cameras.

    It really depends on what you want to say.Hope this helps,

    Dena

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    Re: accounted for, comprised of, represents

    "Comprised of" is not correct. That should be "composed of". Neither of them works in your graph explanation.

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    Re: accounted for, comprised of, represents

    Dena, when you answer questions you need to indicate that you are not a teacher. You might want to put that in your signature so you don't forget.

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