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    Scentence Correcton.

    I joined in a Engineering school simply because that is what was expected from me.

    Is this statement correct? If no, please post the correct one.
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    Re: Scentence Correcton.

    Quote Originally Posted by tinku92 View Post
    I joined in a Engineering school simply because that is what was expected from me.

    Is this statement correct? If no, please post the correct one.
    I would not use "joined in" there. You could use "went to", "enrolled in", or "attended". And the article before "Engineering" should be "an".

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    Re: Scentence Correcton.

    In addition to Mike's comments, there is no need to capitalize "engineering" and I would say "that was what" not "that is what."
    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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    Re: Scentence Correcton.

    Furthermore, I'd say '...that was what was expected of me'.

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    Re: Scentence Correcton.

    In BrE, "went to/attended/enrolled in an Engineering school" is rather unnatural. Unless the actual type of facility is important, I would say "I studied Engineering simply because that's what was expected of me".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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