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    Default Our English books _____ 6 units.contain or include?

    The question goes as above. Even though I've consult the dictionary, I'm still not sure about the answer, and I think either is ok. So I would really appreicate it if anyone could help me with that. Thank you. Sorry for the trouble again.

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    Default Re: Our English books _____ 6 units.contain or include?

    Quote Originally Posted by on the way View Post
    The question goes as above. Even though I've consult the dictionary, I'm still not sure about the answer, and I think either is ok. So I would really appreicate it if anyone could help me with that. Thank you. Sorry for the trouble again.
    Of the two I would use "contain".

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    Default Re: Our English books _____ 6 units.contain or include?

    Quote Originally Posted by on the way View Post
    The question goes as above. Even though I've consulted the dictionary, I'm still not sure about the answer, and I think either is ok OK. So I would really appreciate it if anyone could help me. with that. Thank you. Sorry for the trouble again.
    I would use "contain" too. Although, I would prefer simply "Our English books have six units" or "Our English books consist of six units".

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    Default Re: Our English books _____ 6 units.contain or include?

    Me too- if you use include, then it implies that the books contain 6 units and other stuff.

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    Default Re: Our English books _____ 6 units.contain or include?

    Thank you all.Words can't express how grateful I am.

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