include in

include (one) in (something)

To involve or incorporate one in something. My big brother never includes me in anything he does with his friends. Please include Aunt Greta in the dinner reservations.
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include someone in (something)

to invite someone to participate in something. Let's include Terri in the planning session. Without asking, Henry included himself in the group going on a picnic.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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And the fight against the prison industrial complex--while correct in the view that prisons serve as a means of confining and/or disappearing a generation of black and brown youth--must include in its analysis the pivotal role immigrants play in the expansion of the big business of law enforcement and prisons.
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