Vietnamese English Dictionary

Tiếng Việt - English

khéo léo in English:

1. skilful


He is a skilful dancer.
The most skilful surgeons in the world were at work on him.
to be skilful at sth
a skilful midfielder

2. skilfully


He can ski as skilfully as his father.
We must skilfully use the resources we already have and which have been abandoned unnecessarily.

3. ingenious


The ingenious boy won a prize for his invention.
ingenious campaigns
Johnny is so ingenious - he can make the most remarkable sculptures from the most ordinary materials.
But physicists are ingenious, and with the support...
Wanting to protect me from myself is about as ingenious as saving a fish from drowning.
Hui Shi had many ingenious notions. His writings would fill five carriages; but his doctrines were erroneous and contradictory, and his words were wide of their mark.
What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning, with infinite artfulness, the red wine of Shiraz into urine?
Despite adversity, the ingenious man achieved worldwide fame.
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."
This species of moth has evolved an ingenious camouflage for blending into its surroundings.
his ingenious idea has saved us thousands of dollars
... a truly ingenious invention. Gautier's solution to the puzzle is ingenious.
Terrorists are getting more and more ingenious.
he third set was used in the most ingenious way yet
The cochlea implant is a technically ingenious device.