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    Default A legitimate mechanism

    Could you tell me if the following sentence is grammatically correct? (Put its reason aside…)

    There is no single company which holds a legitimate mechanism for replacing the management.

    Or is this better:

    Not a single company holds a legitimate mechanism for replacing the management.
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    Default Re: A legitimate mechanism

    Ignoring how little sense it makes, the first sounds like if two or more joined up, it might work. There is no single one, but a couple together could...

    The second one says no company exists.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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