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    maoyueh is offline Member
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    image of money/impression of money; competitive/competitiveness

    Are the following sentences acceptable, not acceptable, natural or not natural? Thank you.

    1. Businessmen present an image of money.
    2. Businessmen give an impression of money.

    3. The reason why I like playing team sports is that they are competitive.
    4. The reason why I like playing team sports is because of their competitiveness.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: image of money/impression of money; competitive/competitiveness

    For the first pair, how about using convey wealth?

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