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    Could one describe a design as "convincing"?

    The context is the following: a company hired a group of architects to build something for it, and in reply to the question why it gave those architects the job, the company writes: "because of the convincing design with unconventional methods." (That's my literal translation.)

    I would prefer to call the design "impressive" or something like that. But is "convincing" also acceptable?


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    Re: Convincing?

    If it was a convincing design, it convinced them it was a good choice.

    I might be impressed by something but not convinced.
    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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