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    I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I say report or reports?

    Sentence:
    I produce profit report/ reports everyday.
    Note that: there is only 1 report each day.

    My opinion:
    I think report should be used.

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    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    I produce profit report/ reports everyday.
    Note that: there is only 1 report each day.
    I produce a profit report every day.

    There is of course, nothing wrong with:

    I produce one profit report a day

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    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    I produce the daily profit report.
    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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    #4

    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    There is also nothing wrong with saying "I produce the daily profit reports" even if there is only one per day. It's still plural as long as you work more than one day.

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    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I produce the daily profit report.
    hi,

    any difference if I write it on my cv?

    eg,

    producing daily profit report which summarizes......

    thanks

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    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Remember CVs are very tightly written.

    Create daily profit reports that summarize...
    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: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Remember CVs are very tightly written.

    Create daily profit reports that summarize...
    hi, sorry
    a bit confusing

    since there is no "a, an, the" in the since, which sentence should I say?

    Create daily profit reports that summarize the ..
    Create daily profit report that summarizes the..

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    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    hi, sorry
    a bit confusing

    since there is no "a, an, the" in the since, which sentence should I say?

    Create daily profit reports that summarize the ..
    Create daily profit report that summarizes the..
    Since there is no "a, an, the", Barb has told you what to say.

    If you want to to keep 'report' singular, then you need an article.

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    #9

    Re: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    I would certainly agree with that in a sentence, but (in the US) a resume often will use a more headline-style format and omit articles in the bullets that summarize job responsibilities.

    While a normal sentence might read "I write the daily profit report that summarizes the prior day's transactions that took place around the world" a resume bullet might read "Write daily profit report summarizing prior day's worldwide transactions."
    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: I produce profit report/ reports everyday.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    I would certainly agree with that in a sentence, but (in the US) a resume often will use a more headline-style format and omit articles in the bullets that summarize job responsibilities.

    While a normal sentence might read "I write the daily profit report that summarizes the prior day's transactions that took place around the world" a resume bullet might read "Write daily profit report summarizing prior day's worldwide transactions."
    oh, yes, your sentence remind me an important grammar

    report that summarizes the .... = report summarizing the ...

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