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    Some of the highlights of this trip include skydiving, mountain biking and paragliding. or
    Some of the highlights of this trip includes skydiving, mountain biking and paragliding.

    I was thinking the second one is correct? Thanks!

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    Use the plural -- include. When a sentence's subject is a word that refers to part of the whole, the the number of the verb is determined by the object of the following prepsitional phrase. See rule 9: Subject and Verb Agreement | Grammar Rules

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    Using both "some of" and "include" seems tautologous to me. I would say either:

    Some of the highlights of this trip are ...
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    The highlights of this trip include ...
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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