Are adjective put in correct order?

Do you need a profitable online work-from-home job?

Also, I’d like to know if I use the sentence as a title, am I allowed to remove the word “do”?

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    Do you really need the word "profitable" there? (is anyone interested in "non-profitable" jobs?). And since virtually all "work-from-home" jobs will be online (and that's where your target readership will probably be reading your advert anyway), you probably don't need to specify that either. But syntactically speaking, your sequence as proposed is fine. Feb 12, 2022 at 12:18
  • thanks for your answer.
    – vahid
    Feb 12, 2022 at 13:25
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    There's more that could be said - but we're at the level of "stylistic choice" here, and I doubt all native speakers would agree on the relevant factors. To my mind, it's perfectly idiomatic to "promote" any of your adjectival elements to the first position - and the one you put first is the one that gets primary emphasis (perhaps further bolstered by being transcribed in bold and/or italics). But the order of the remaining two elements might be tricky (because many native speakers wouldn't want to string all three of these elements together in any such sequence). Feb 12, 2022 at 13:43
  • I thought about my sentence and I found that you are right. The word "online" is not really necessary here. so I removed it. Just one more question. Am I allowed to remove the word “do” if i use the question as a title in my article?
    – vahid
    Feb 12, 2022 at 13:55
  • You're "allowed" to do whatever you like in titles, headlines, catchphrases, advertising slogans, etc. My guess is that most advertising copywriters probably wouldn't bother with the standard "verb-subject inversion before question" syntax here. But consider the US ad campaign Got Milk? (no Have you...), which according to that linked Wikipedia article, almost didn't turn into an advertising campaign, [because] people at Goodby, Silverstein [the big ad agencies] "thought it was lazy, not to mention grammatically incorrect" Feb 12, 2022 at 14:19


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