Imperative + and, or Imperative + then. Which one is more correct?

Does anyone know? please answer me.

Study hard, and you will become a great teacher. Study hard, then you will become a great teacher.

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Study hard, and ( then) you will become a great teacher is the correct sentence.

You can use then then with the following meaning:

In that case; accordingly: If traffic is heavy, then allow extra time.

Next in time, space, or order; immediately afterward: watched the late movie and then went to bed.

  • If you study hard, then you'll be come a great teacher. ( your second option with the omission of ' if you').

  • Study hard, and then you'll become a great teacher.

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