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What's the difference between the two? Is one of the ungrammatical? Example:

At first I thought he was the victim. Then I realized that, no, the only one fooled was me.

At first I thought he was the victim. Then I realized that, no, the only one being fooled was me.

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    What is your reason/thinking for adding "being"? More context and an idea of the timeframe are really needed to decide.
    – user3169
    Apr 26 '15 at 3:32
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Neither of them is ungrammatical. It just depends on what the situation is.

At first I thought he was the victim. Then I realized that, no, the only one fooled was me.

This sentence means that this has happened in the past.

At first I thought he was the victim. Then I realized that, no, the only one being fooled was me.

"Being" indicates the situation is still happening right now. (Definition of "being": the fact of existing)

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