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    Risky but fast

    1. Would your grandpa like to invest his money in something risky but earn fast profit or something safe but slow profit?

    Could I use this sentence in conversations?

    Thank you so much

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    Re: Risky but fast

    Would your grandpa like to invest his money in something risky but earn fast profit or something safe but slow profit?

    We don't use terms such as "fast profit" and "slow profit."

    You could say something like:

    Would your grandpa rather invest his money in something risky but
    which promises a quck return or something that is safer but takes longer
    to return a profit

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    Re: Risky but fast

    People invest in risky things not only for the promise of a quick return, but a large return.

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    Re: Risky but fast

    I find an inherent contradiction in "risky" and "promise."

    In expectation of...
    In hopes of...
    On the chance of...

    There is no such thing as a "risky investment" that "promises" anything.
    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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