I have the following sentence:
If T had still been alive, there is the great possibility that either T or C ...
My teacher says that the word "then" must appear after the comma, but I think that it's implied and unnecessary. Who is right?
It is not necessary to use then to introduce the consequence of the if clause:
All those are grammatically correct and clear (even the one with ain't, which I threw in for a grin.).
You. He/she is just being pedantic.
You can easily answer this backwards.
I can simply flip it and say
I don't see myself obligated to write "then" in the second sentence!
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