asset


asset
01. I'm sure that his experience and his positive attitude will be an [asset] to this job.
02. His English language skills are a great [asset] in his job in international trade.
03. Her [assets], including investments and commercial properties, are worth well over $3 million.
04. They have decided to sell off some of their [assets], and concentrate their efforts on the clothing industry side of their business.
05. Their [assets] include land, apartment buildings and a retail chain.
06. Upon his death, Carol's grandfather's [assets] were sold off, and the money divided equally among her brothers and herself with the result that each child got over a million dollars.
07. I'm confident that Gillian will be a real [asset] to our team.
08. After the company went bankrupt, all their [assets] were sold to pay their debts.
09. Rudy Bakalov once noted that good taste is always an [asset].
10. The three richest people in the world have [assets] that exceed the combined gross domestic product of the 48 least developed countries.
11. In North American culture, the younger person (normally the wife) begins a marriage with fewer social [assets] - less schooling, less job experience and a lower income.
12. Disney is the largest media corporation in the world, with [assets] worth over 37 billion dollars in 1997.
13. The bank stripped the company's [assets] after it went bankrupt in order to pay off the loan.
14. The land of Trinidad and Tobago, with its beauty and variety of natural resources, has long been one of the nation's greatest [assets].
15. The Panama Canal, built between 1906 and 1914, is that country's greatest economic [asset].
16. In June of 1941, the President ordered the freezing of all German and Italian [assets] in the United States.
17. An important financial center, the Cayman Islands have banking [assets] which exceed $500 billion.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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