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listo in English:

1. smart


He's smart.
This time he dressed down, having realized that the smart suit would be out of place.
Smart shopping requires careful planning.
Smart people learn from their mistakes.
Sentences bring context to the words. Sentences have personalities. They can be funny, smart, silly, insightful, touching, hurtful.
Lola the cow, Lola the cow, she's smart and she brings trouble, and she goes mooooo.
Smart mob is sometimes perceived as a political danger - mostly in the countries lacking in traditions of democracy.
They're stupid children, what a nuisance, she said. I replied praising them: "What are you saying, They're both smart, with a good memory and a promising future"
He learned Chinese so fast, everyone says he's very smart, that he really has a gift with languages.
It was a pleasure to spend the evening with a smart, funny and beautiful girl like you.
Some smart alecks cut in when I was asking her to marry me.
Karim was dressed neatly in a smart shirt tucked in his pants; he hoped to study engineering.
He came back with enough money to buy a smart flat in a good part of Warsaw.
Do you think it naturally follows that smart people have big egos?
You just can't let things slip around this nonchalantly smart girl.

English word "listo"(smart) occurs in sets:

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2. 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 "listo"(clever) occurs in sets:

SXA personality adjectives Spanish
Fichas del libro - "Lilliput Lyrics" (W. B. Rands)
Fichas del libro - "Verses popular and humorous" (...
Fichas del libro - "A City Schoolgirl And Her Frie...
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3. brilliant


Our child seems to be brilliant. Of course, we may be prejudiced.
Brilliant!
American industry makes various attempts to find and encourage brilliant students from abroad.
Brilliant papers by Comrade Stalin allowed Soviet linguistics to take the leading position in the world.
It is because light travels faster than sound that some people look brilliant before sounding stupid.
The army was involved in a number of brilliant actions during the battle.
Brilliant people have one major drawback - they don't know how to lose.
Russell was a brilliant philosopher, but even the simplest practical task was quite beyond him.
No other student in the class is so brilliant as he is.
The idea was quite brilliant. She's got a brilliant sense of humour.
It’s thrilling and brilliant and useful most of the time, but it’s not a right to be able to use it.
I can’t ride a horse, but my sister is brilliant at riding.
He was brilliant, even as a boy. / But that was before I had a brilliant plan.
Mr President, I congratulate you on your brilliant response to China.
Smiling cheerfully, the two began to walk off into their brilliant future.

English word "listo"(brilliant) occurs in sets:

Fichas del libro - "Young Soldier" (Anonymous)
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Fichas del libro - "Roger Kyffin's Ward" (W.H.G. K...
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Fichas del libro - "Myths & Legends of Babylonia &...

4. ready


Dinner's ready.
A group of scientists stood by, ready to record the experiment.
Despite all my efforts, I will not have the report ready by Friday.
Is the essay ready? "No, I'm sorry. I haven't finished writing it yet."
Hang on a bit until I'm ready.
Tom is ready to resort to violence in order to get what he wants.
You'd be amazed how long it takes Tom to get ready in the morning.
We have to be ready not only for a straightforward test of strength, but also for a struggle in which every strategy comes into play.
Whenever I get ready to go shopping, he invariably starts getting on my back.
Midterm exams are next week. Just cramming the night before won't get you ready. The time to start studying is now.
If the tip was a dime in one glass, the waitress, in her haste to get the table ready for the next customer, would pick up the glass, the water would spill out, and that would be the end of it.
Our top priority is to settle this dispute once and for all, so we are ready to meet them halfway.
National rescue teams are on standby ready to fly to Japan.
Why didn't the half-cooked steak say hello to the nearly-cooked steak when the two saw each other? They both weren't ready.

English word "listo"(ready) occurs in sets:

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