German English Dictionary

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schlau

in English:

1. clever


krew
pomysłowy
she was an extremely clever and studious young woman
silly
smart

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2. cunning


a cunning and resourceful criminal
a cunning look came into his eyes
a cunning scheme
adjective used to describe behaviour in which people use their intelligence to get what they want, especially by tricking or cheating people
clever, He's as cunning as a fox.

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3. shrewd


savvy well-informed and shrewd
sh - re - wd
she was shrewd enough to guess the motive behind his gesture
shrewd businessman/investment/eyes
shrewd municipal buyers started to scratch their heads

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