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An idiom is an expression whose meaning is not readily apparent based on the individual words in the expression. This forum is dedicated to discussing idioms and other sayings.


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Old July 29, 2009, 11:15 AM
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Old July 29, 2009, 04:38 PM
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My (non-native) two cents:

Perhaps:

'Sharp as a needle'
'He/ she is one smart cookie' (more usual for women maybe?)
'Smart as a whip'
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smart as a whip - having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence; "some men dislike brainy women"; "a brilliant mind"; "a brilliant solution to the problem"
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All good contributions, EmpanadaRica.

Here's another:
To be as smart as they come
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I hear "sharp as a tack " and never "sharp as a needle", but these terms may be regional.
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