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    Question attribute or complement?

    After the Arab states won independence, great emphasis was laid on expanding education with girls as well as boys being encouraged to go to school.

    here, what is "being encouraged" used as? attribute, complement or something else?
    do you mind analysing this sentence for me?

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    Re: attribute or complement?

    I think this sentence wants to say:

    After the Arab states won independence, great emphasis was placed on

    expanding educational opportunities for girls

    as well as

    encouraging boys to go to school.

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