"create the first mobile phone " can we use create in this sentence ? Or should we use invent instead ? Thank you !?
- bluebellbkkLv 71 month ago
First someone invents the concept, and perhaps demonstrates a very crude device that proves the concept can work, but which cannot strictly be called a mobile phone. Then someone (maybe the same person, maybe not) actually creates/builds a physical object which is recognisable as a mobile phone.
- busterwasmycatLv 71 month ago
you can use create as in actually make one rather than imagine it on paper or in the head. The creation is the result of an invention in this situation. The idea came first, and the person (or maybe people, I do not know for sure) then created a real thing to do what the idea intended. That is, it is possible for one person to invent the phone but someone else to actually create the first working example.
- Land-sharkLv 71 month ago
I see nothing wrong in the use of 'created' because it involved designing the device; an action which requires creativity.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Both 'create' and 'invent' might be used. In general it would be better to use 'invent'.
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- Chi girlLv 71 month ago
The mobile phone was invented, not created.
- AmulyaPLv 51 month ago
The preferable word appears to be " invent ". Graham Bell invented telephone.
If there existed something , " discover " is used. Colombus discovered America.