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    Run/ran

    Dear all,

    In the sentence below, why use run instead of "ran". Could anyone please explain the grammar behind it? Thank you.

    Anders Behring Breivik, a far-right extremist, shot dead at least 68 people at a political youth camp run by the ruling Labour Party and set off a car bomb in central Oslo that killed at least eight others

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    Re: Run/ran

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    In the sentence below, why use run instead of "ran". Could anyone please explain the grammar behind it?

    Anders Behring Breivik, a far-right extremist, shot dead at least 68 people at a political youth camp (which was / which was being / which had been) run by the ruling Labour Party and set off a car bomb in central Oslo that killed at least eight others
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    Re: Run/ran

    It could only be "ran" if he shot the people, ran by the ruling Labour Party and set off a car bomb. And that would only be possible if that comma was there.

    Not wishing to make light of this awful event though.

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