Are "inclusive of" and "including" interchangeable in the following?
a. We all liked the show, inclusive of / including Sarah.
b. Five passengers were injured in the accident, inclusive of / including a pregnant woman.
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Use inclusive of when formally predicating something of something:
Eudaimonia is inclusive of all intrinsic goods.
The phrase is inclusive of is in a formal register that says "I'm making a (careful) predication", although some people might think it says "I'm a windbag who avoids simple verbs like includes".
Use including when tacking on an adjunct clause:
These rules must be followed by everyone, including you.