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    The mayor of the famous old town

    I am not sure if my sentences sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    The mayor of the famous old town has decided to banish bare-chested tourists and those in bathing suits from the town centre. He told the media that the centre is like a museum, and tourists should treat it with respect.

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    Re: The mayor of the famous old

    I'd use 'ban' rather than 'banish'.

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    #3

    Re: The mayor of the famous old

    I've added 'town' to your title. You seem to like leaving a word off the end.

    I'd change 'suits' to 'costumes'.

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    Re: The mayor of the famous old town

    Bathing suits, bathing costumes, swimsuits and swimming costumes are all used in BrE. They all come under the term "swimwear", which is what I would use in the original sentence. That covers all kinds of clothing likely to be worn at a swimming pool or on a beach by both sexes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The mayor of the famous old town

    If you're aiming at an AmE audience, don't use "costumes".
    I am not a teacher.

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