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    Meaning of "Clever"

    Hello,

    I want to know the meaning of "Clever".

    Thank you,

    Lina
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 16-Nov-2016 at 08:45. Reason: Removed unnecessary boldface

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    Re: Meaning of "Clever"

    NOT A TEACHER

    If you look up a word or phrase at http://www.fraze.it/, you will usually find dozens of examples that show you how it is used, and you can often get a very good idea of what it means.
    Try looking up the word at www.onelook.com. If you are still not sure, come back here and ask us about the definitions that cause you problems.
    Last edited by GoldfishLord; 16-Nov-2016 at 14:03.

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    Re: Meaning of "Clever"

    There is a difference in dialect here.

    In BrE clever is the everyday synonym for intelligent. Speakers of AmE, on the other hand, generally use smart rather than clever to mean intelligent.

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