Tense agreement

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Is the structure of this sentence fine to use?

 

If it was written by a native speaker, then they have written a very poor statement.


I think that it should be

 

If it was /were written by a native speaker, then they would write a very poor statement.

 

or

 

If it had been written by a native speaker, then they would have written a very poor statement.

 

Or is there a reason you say the sentence that way and is there a meaning difference between them? Thank you so much in advance.

edited Jan 27 '13 at 04:37 Hans Contributor

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