"an asset to the society"

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Senior Member
Chinese - China

I have heard people say someone was an asset to a team.
Can I say someone is an asset to the society or world?

Thank you!
  • Giordano Bruno

    Senior Member
    English, England
    An asset is something of worth, so yes you may use the word in a wider context. Of course, you would need to be very valuable to be an asset to the whole world.
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