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    #1

    profits of, a profit of, the profit of, the profits of

    Profits of $20m look achievable.

    Can we rewritten the above sentence into:
    1. A profit of $20m looks achievable.
    2.The profit of $20m looks achievable.
    3. The profits of $20m look achievable.

    Thank you.

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    Re: profits of, a profit of, the profit of, the profits of

    1) is OK, but I wouldn't use the definite article there.

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