clever

suomi-englanti sanakirja

clever englannista suomeksi

  1. nokkela, kätevä

  2. teräväpäinen

  3. ovela

  1. kätevä

  2. nokkela

  3. ovela, nokkela

  4. nokkela, ovela, älykäs

  5. Substantiivi

clever englanniksi

  1. Nimble with hands or body; skillful; adept.

  2. (ante) (w) (collator), ''s:Child's Ballads/198|Child's Ballads'', 198: "Bonny John Seton",

  3. The Highland men, they're clever men / At handling sword and shield,
  4. Resourceful, sometimes to the point of cunning.

  5. (ux)

  6. 1890, (w) (collator), ''Fairy Tales/Molly Whuppie|Molly Whuppie'', ''English Fairy Tales'',

  7. The youngest of the three strange lassies was called Molly Whuppie, and she was very clever. She noticed that before they went to bed the giant put straw ropes round her neck and her sisters', and round his own lassies' necks, he put gold chains. So Molly took care and did not fall asleep, but waited till she was sure every one was sleeping sound. Then she slipped out of the bed, and took the straw ropes off her own and her sisters' necks, and took the gold chains off the giant's lassies. She then put the straw ropes on the giant's lassies and the gold on herself and her sisters, and lay down.
  8. (quote-journal)

  9. Smart, intelligent, or witty; mentally quick or sharp.

  10. 19th c, (w), ''A Farewell'',

  11. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; / Do noble things, not dream them all day long: / And so make life, death, and that vast forever / One grand, sweet song.
  12. (quote-text)|title=School-Days of Eminent Men|page=177|url=http://books.google.com.au/books?id=_QEUAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA177&dq=%22Though+there+were+many+clever+men+in+England%22+-intitle:%22%22&hl=en&ei=XNDDTqamEuyHmQWR46GHCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CDIQ6AEwAAv=onepage&q=%22Though%20there%20were%20many%20clever%20men%20in%20England%22%20-intitle%3A%22%22&f=false|passage=Babington Macaulay|Lord Macaulay has said of Bunyan: “though there were many clever men in England during the latter half of the seventeenth century, there were only two great creative minds. One of these minds produced ‘The Paradise Lost;’ the other, ‘The Pilgrim's Progress.’”

  13. 1912, (w), (w) (translator), ''Brothers Karamazov/Book V/Chapter 7|The Brothers Karamazov'', Book V, Chapter 7: "It's Always Worth While Speaking to a Clever Man",

  14. I would have sent Alyosha, but what use is Alyosha in a thing like that? I send you just because you are a clever fellow. Do you suppose I don't see that? You know nothing about timber, but you've got an eye.
  15. Showing inventiveness or originality; witty.

  16. (quote-text)|title=1/Chapter 9|Emma|volume=1|chapter=9|passage=Mr. Woodhouse was almost as much interested in the business as the girls, and tried very often to recollect something worth their putting in. "So many clever riddles as there used to be when he was young--he wondered he could not remember them! but he hoped he should in time." And it always ended in "Kitty, a fair but frozen maid."

  17. (quote-text)

  18. {{quote-journal|en|date=April 10, 2011|author=Alistair Magowan|work=BBC Sport

  19. {{quote-journal|en|date=2014-04-11|author=Ron Charles

  20. Possessing magical abilities.

  21. 1904, ''Journal & Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales,'' Vol. XXXVIII, page 255,

  22. When a clever man is out hunting and comes across the tracks of, say, a kangaroo, he follows them along and talks to the footprints all the time for the purpose of injecting magic into the animal which made them.
  23. 1947, ''Oceania,'' Volumes 16-17, page 330,

  24. Prior to this, the two women, who were “clever,” and possessed a certain amount of magical “power,”(..).
  25. Fit; suitable; having propriety.

  26. 18th c, (w), (w) (later lines), ''Imitation of Horace'', 1852, (w) (collator), ''Half-hours with the Best Authors'', Volume 4, page 188,

  27. I can't but think 'twould sound more clever, / To me and to my heirs forever.
  28. Well-shaped; handsome.

  29. 1712, (w), ''The History of John Bull'', Undated modern edition, Library of Alexandria, unnumbered page,

  30. The girl was a tight, clever wench as any was.
  31. Good-natured; obliging.

  32. Fit and healthy; free from fatigue or illness.

  33. clever

  34. (alt form)