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Yes it does. 1)Since you are unemployed, why did you leave your last job? 2)Since you are innocent, why did you flee? 3)Since you are a Christian, why do you believe in a personal God like this? Now these all assert something to be true, where before they only assumed something might be true. 1) Does if here suggest a hypothesis, which means ...


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"A person acts recklessly within the meaning of section 1 of the Criminal Damage Act 1971 with respect to - (i) a circumstance when he is aware of a risk that it exists or will exist; (ii) a result when he is aware of a risk that it will occur; ... and it is, in the circumstances known to him, unreasonable to take the risk" It would be ...


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You need to understand that commas and hyphens are there for clarity. There is no sin in placing or omitting commas or hyphens, for emphasis or clarity, if they do not change the meaning of the phrase or sentence. I came, and I saw, and there he was standing on the ledge of the parapet à la I'm flying in The Titanic, looking down below was 500 feet of ...


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I think 'includes' needs some sort of noun, not a clause, so if each is was replaced by being, it would make sense.


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As @DavidGarner noted, using "being" in place of "is" would solve the problem. This is because "include" should be followed by a noun, and if it is a clause it should be one that at least acts like a noun. "Being" is the gerund of the verb "to be", and gerunds act like nouns, e.g. "Nagging doesn't help the situation." where "nagging" is the subject(and hence ...



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