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    comprise vs be comprised of

    1. The pancake mix comprises flour, eggs, and milk.
    2. The pancake mix is comprised of flour, eggs, and milk.
    3. The pancake mix consists of flour, eggs, and milk.


    Hi,
    Are the three sentences in the above all right and about the same in meanings? Thanks,

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    Re: comprise vs be comprised of

    Yes and yes.

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