Polish English Dictionary

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sprytny in English:

1. cunning cunning


He's cunning.
a cunning and resourceful criminal
It is said that the fox is more cunning than any other animal.
The fox was very cunning. He waited until the door of the chicken coop was left open and then snuck inside.
That's just how cunning North Korea (and China) is.
He makes believe that he is a practical statesman, but in really he is a cunning politician.
The Sphinx had eaten hundreds of people on their way to the city of Thebes, because they could not answer the riddle the cunning Sphinx had asked them.
Time and again they risk their lives in search of cunning new escape routes. Cunning as a fox.
The thief is very cunning, it won't be easy to catch him.
"He was a most cunning and courageous warrior," Thrawn continued.
He's as cunning as a fox. / 2. He thinks he's so cunning. / 3. I admit my cunning plan backfired.
I didn't know that Peter is so cunning.
So he had to think of something much more cunning
I am a cunning because can find a good way out in a difficult situation.
The Parisian police, he said, "are exceedingly able in their way. They are persevering, ingenious, cunning, and thoroughly versed in the knowledge which their duties seem chiefly to demand."

English word "sprytny"(cunning) occurs in sets:

words of familiar meaning - adj
Fiszki z książki - "Sandman Time" (Ilsien Nathalie...
Fiszki z książki - "All About the Little Small Red...
Lesson K | Character, appearance
Fiszki z książki - "What became of Them? and, The ...

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 "sprytny"(clever) occurs in sets:

Personality słownictwo angielski cz1
9.1 OXFORD CZŁOWIEK personality part 1
INFOMINT English: Człowiek - cechy osobowości
Podróżowanie i turystyka 6.5, 6.6, 6.7
Personality - na 2 lekcję u Oli

3. canny


He proved to be a canny businessman who successfully run the family business.
He was canny enough not to question them too nearly.

English word "sprytny"(canny) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Dotty Dimple at Play" (Sophie ...
Fiszki z książki - "The Russian Ballet" (Ellen Terry)
Fiszki z książki - "Fly Fishing in Wonderland" (Kl...
Fiszki z książki - "Mr. Punch's Scottish Humour" (...
Fiszki z książki - "The Theatrical Primer" (Harold...

4. 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.
... these estimates were quite shrewd, sophisticated, and(it would...
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 "sprytny"(shrewd) occurs in sets:

Przymiotniki - Character and personality
Vocabulary II - Character and Personality
fajny tescjdidddd
Cloud of suspicion
Ang kartkówka

5. astute


An astute reader should be willing to weigh everything they read, including anonymous sources.
astute politician/decision
It was an astute move to sell the shares then.
He's always been a very astute politician
astute businessman
Unlike some sportsmen, he has been astute enough to invest in a financial future during his playing days. /əˈstjuːt/
He iż cery astute at handling negotiation
He's very astute at handling negotiations.
He's always been a very astute politician and he always give an astute response to my question.
an astute investor/businesswoman
Your perception of the team is very astute.
She gave an astute response to my question

English word "sprytny"(astute) occurs in sets:

słówka - człowiek - opisywanie osobowości

6. dodgy


He made a lot of money, using some very dodgy methods.
Lying to the police id a bit dodgy, isn't it?/He's a dogdy character. I don't trust him/I can't help you lift that. I've got a dodgy back
dodgy fast-food joint round the corner
This business looks dodgy.
One girl thought the men looked dodgy.
Norton Disk Doctor can perform miracles on a dodgy hard disk.
But education for its own sake is a bit dodgy, too.
They got involved with a dodgy businessman and lost all their savings.
The couple lost their life savings in some dodgy investments.
It's not my fault you own this dodgy stock.
Don't open dodgy emails from people you don't know.
... electricity is a little dodgy.
Then what is this I wonder? If it isn't dodgy door-to-door sales then could it be a new kind of pickup technique for the ladies?
This year again I found a number of dodgy goods so I'll introduce them all here.

English word "sprytny"(dodgy) occurs in sets:

Przymiotniki i przysłówki CAE
Kolokwium 5-8 angielski

7. streetwise


Although he looks streetwise, Burton seemed dangerous to him.

English word "sprytny"(streetwise) occurs in sets:

Człowiek - cechy charakteru