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    name of properties

    Bo's property means Bo's money, houses...etc.

    1. Is houses appropriate to decribe one of the property Bo. What is the subsitute of houses?

    2. What is the subsitute of money?

    3. What is the phrases to decribe the stock among the property?

    4. What is the phrases to decribe the diamond and other expensive jewelarys among the property?

    5. Are the above sentences correct?

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    Re: name of properties

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Bo's property means Bo's money, houses...etc.

    1. Is houses appropriate to describe one of the property Bo. What is the subsitute of houses? I'm not sure I understand the question. What do you mean by "one of the property Bo"? Anyway, "Bo's immovables" might be what you're looking for, although immovables aren't only houses.
    I find your questions difficult to understand. I think I can make one correction in them though. When you say "substitute of money" and "substitute of houses", you probably mean the words "money" and "houses", not just money and houses -- the things. If I'm right it would be better if you had used the quotation marks:

    "money" -- the word that denotes the stuff you give others for goods

    money -- the stuff you give others for goods.

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    Re: name of properties

    Land and buildings, etc. are called "real property." Everything else is "personal property."

    Real property - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: name of properties

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Land and buildings, etc. are called "real property." Everything else is "personal property."

    Real property - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    This is correct, though, in BrE at least, most people use this only in their wills - " I bequeath all my property, real and otherwise, to ..."

    Generally speaking, 'property' can mean 'land and buldings' or 'things that we own'. Context makes the meaning clear.

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    Re: name of properties

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    "Bo's property" means "Bo's money, houses etc"

    1. Is "houses" appropriate to decribe one of the facets of Bo's property Bo? What is the a subsitute of for "houses"?

    2. What is a subsitute for "money"?

    3. What is the phrases phrase (or What are some phrases...) to decribe the "stock among the property" (do you mean "stock" as in "stocks and shares" or " livestock"?

    4. What is the phrases phrase (or What are some phrases...) to decribe the "diamonds and other expensive jewelarysjewellery (jewelry = AmE)" among the property?

    5. Are the above sentences correct? No. See my amendments above.

    Ju

    See above. In BrE, property can mean both "houses etc" and "things that you own".

    If someone asked me "How much property do you have?" I would not say "I own thousands of things - clothes and a car and books and CDs etc etc etc". That's clearly not what they meant. The answer would be "I own two properties. I have a flat in London and a large house in Liverpool."

    If a policeman approached me carrying a silver necklace but I was standing outside my own house, and he said "Excuse me, is this your property?" I would have no way of knowing if he meant "Do you own this house?" or "Is this your silver necklace?"

    In AmE it's easier to distinguish I believe, because they use "real estate". As someone said "real property" is used in BrE only in wills and other legal documents.

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    Re: name of properties

    All the things that Bo owns (property, money, stocks, etc.).are his assets.

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