1‘his strong sense of humour was a great asset’
benefit, advantage, blessing, good point, strong point, strength, forte, talent, gift, strong suit, long suit, virtue, recommendation, attraction, attractive feature, selling point, resource, beauty, boon, value, merit, bonus, aid, help
saving grace, redeeming feature, compensating feature
informal plus, pro
2usually assets‘the company can use its own assets as the security for credit’
property, resources, estate, holdings, possessions, effects, goods, valuables, belongings, chattels, worldly goods, worldly possessions
capital, funds, wealth, principal, money, riches, means, deep pockets, fortune, finance, reserves, savings, securities
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.