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    that if

    Hi,
    I want to know if we want to include conditional after that clause, should I replace that with if or not?

    The first reason why people are migrating to developed countries is that if they stay at their own home countries, they might not progress in their lives.

    The first reason why people are migrating to developed countries is if they stay at their own home countries, they might not progress in their lives.
    Last edited by newkeenlearner; 05-Aug-2017 at 20:47. Reason: fix TYPO error (counties)

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    Re: that if

    I'm pretty sure you don't mean "home counties".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: that if

    Both sentence are the same... In the second sentence the "that" is implied, not written.

    Yes, you have a TYPO in your sentence as pointed out earlier by emsr2d2. It should be "countries" not "counties"
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