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componer vtr (formar con elementos)form vtr
 make up, put together vtr + adv
 La empresa debe componer una comisión de seguridad e higiene integrada por obreros y empleados de confianza.
 * We've formed a committee to look into the possibility of changing the direction of the company.
componer vtr (crear una obra musical) musiccompose vtr
 Nadie puede componer como Mozart, fue un músico genial.
 * Mozart composed more than 600 pieces of music in his short life.
componer vtr América Latina (reparar, arreglar) informalfix vtr
 repair vtr
 Si el técnico no puede componer mi lavadora tendré que comprar una nueva.
 If the repairman can't fix my washing-machine, I'll have to get a new one.
componer vtr Latinoamérica (adornar una cosa)adorn, decorate vtr
 Todos los años el ayuntamiento compone las principales avenidas para las fiestas patrias.
 * The streets were decorated with bunting for the royal visit.
componerse vprnl (partes: integrar, constituir)be composed of vi + prep
 be made up of v expr
 El esqueleto humano adulto se compone de 206 huesos.
 An adult human skeleton is composed of 206 bones.
componerse vprnl México, coloquial (enfermo: aliviarse, curarse) healthimprove vi
 from illnessrecover vi
 get better vi + adj
 El enfermo nunca se compondrá si no toma sus medicinas.
 The patient will never improve if he doesn't take his medicine.
componerse vprnl México (persona: acicalarse) UKget yourself ready, tidy yourself up v expr
 USget ready, get dressed up v expr
 Armando siempre se baña y se compone antes de salir a la calle.
 Armando always has a bath and gets himself ready (or: tidies himself up) before leaving the house.
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Compound Forms:
componer la ropa adjust one's clothes, fix one's clothes
componer un poema write a poem
componer una canción compose a song, write a song
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