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klug in English:

1. wise wise


He's wise.
Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
Idleness, which is often becoming and even wise in the bachelor, begins to wear a different aspect when you have a wife to support.
When we deal with people, it would be wise to try to separate the sheep from the goats without letting them know it.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
If the life and death of Socrates are those of a wise man, the life and death of Jesus are those of a God.
He who thinks himself already too wise to learn from others will never succeed in doing anything.
A prudent bird chooses its tree. A wise servant chooses his master.
Don't grow old, grow wise!
someone who is wise makes good decisions, gives good advice etc, especially because they have a lot of experience of life
A wise man once said, "If Esperanto is an artificial language, then my car is an artificial horse".
Is it really wise for marketing folks to satisfy people's desire for instant gratification?
To persuade somebody that your recommendation is reasonable and wise, you have to give reasons and quote known examples and authorities.
Wise men talk about ideas, intellectuals about facts, and the ordinary man talks about what he eats.

English word "klug"(wise) occurs in sets:

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2. shrewd


Angela is a really shrewd person.
His shrewd move won us a lot of money.
shrewd businessman/investment/eyes
"But she is shrewd enough to know that partisanship would only narrow her audience."
He may be a poor talker and far from shrewd, but I like him all the better for that.
He is shrewd and calculating.
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He was shrewd enough not to take the ​job when there was the ​possibility of getting a ​better one a few ​months ​later
shrewd municipal buyers started to scratch their heads
Despite his looks, he can be a very shrewd person.
savvy well-informed and shrewd
I felt her shrewd eyes looking me up and down.
she was shrewd enough to guess the motive behind his gesture
He was too shrewd to leave himself out in the open.
They are shrewd in trade.

English word "klug"(shrewd) occurs in sets:

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3. clever


Even if it isn't true, it's still rather clever.
"We are dealing with a clever man, Watson," said Sherlock Holmes.
You're clever.
Generally speaking, the young people of today are clever.
Clever people know how to make money out of nothing.
I think that against somebody like that, my seemingly clever techniques would be seen through and then I would be defeated.
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says is never accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something that he can understand.
Clever programming requires a computer.
You may think you are clever, but you cannot laugh at me because of that.
We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy — at least until we have become as clever as they are.
A clever solution for a child who fears monsters would be to tell them monsters are weak and fear children even more.
I’d like to be a doctor but I’m not clever enough.
Japanese women are believed to be very clever with their hands.
I am clever, sensitive and imaginative.
The people of old were simple through honesty; the people of today are clever through artificiality.

English word "klug"(clever) occurs in sets:

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