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"It has no link wih proverty. Because if it was then neither this engineer or designer join this radical group." Is this a gramatically correct sentence?if not,then please let me know how this can be corrected.

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Original text:

"It has no link wih proverty. Because if it was then neither this engineer or designer join this radical group."

Corrected text:

“It has no link with poverty, because if it did, then neither this engineer nor this designer would join this radical group.”

Corrections:

  1. Uncapitalize “because.”
  2. Add a comma before “because.”
  3. Add a comma after “did.”
  4. Replace “or” with “nor” between “this engineer” and “this designer.”
  5. Add “would” before the verb “join” because the preceding “if” makes the clause a subjunctive clause.

www.web.cn.edu states,

  1. By far the most common use of the subjunctive is the use of the subjunctive after "if" clauses that state or describe a hypothetical situation.

    Subjunctive: "If I were a butterfly, I would have wings."

(Without knowing the context, I suppose “that radical group” may also be possible.)

  • Perhaps "had" instead of "did" and "have joined" instead of "join". – Richard Kayser Oct 12 '16 at 6:00
  • @RichardKayser - I agree. – Der Übermensch Oct 12 '16 at 8:43

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