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    #1

    included/includig

    Dear all,

    Here is a quote from the letters section of Economist.

    “my experience of the “golden economic inheritance” bequeathed by the Conservatives to the Labour government in 1997 included cheaply-built dilapidated schools and a general lack of resource”

    Should I use included or including in the above sentence?

    Thank you

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    Re: included/includig

    My experience ... included...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: included/includig

    Please explain why use included not including?

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    #4

    Re: included/includig

    It's the main verb in the sentence. It needs to be in the simple past but not in the continuous.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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