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Sentence 12: This first English dictionary, published in two volumes, contain 43,500 words.
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Which of the following is the best way to write the underlined portion of this sentence?If you think the original is the best way,choose option 1

1. contain
2. is containing
3. containing
4. contained
5. had contained

4?

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  1. Yes

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  2. AWESOME thank you!

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  3. You're welcome.

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