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Very quick-witted and intelligent.‘despite some of the things he says, he's smart as a whip’
- ‘She was smart as a whip, but never got a chance to go to college.’
- ‘I also remember something else about Todd: he was smart as a whip.’
- ‘Now you're equipped with hints that will make you look smart as a whip in class.’
- ‘I imagined a pretty daughter who was smart as a whip, who talked to me about school as we walked through the neighborhood arm in arm.’
- ‘He's smart as a whip and wise - you can't beat that combo.’
- ‘We've had newspaper guys, previously steely eyed and smart as a whip, turn to jelly at the mere prospect of a dip in his pool.’
- ‘I've known a decent amount of young woman who are like this, creative, smart as a whip, but yet have this peculiar practical side.’
- ‘He was smart as a whip, fast witted, and had a sense of humor and adventure about him.’
- ‘Smart as a whip, he has a real knack for always being in the right place at the right time.’
- ‘He's smart as a whip, so there's nothing he can't learn.’
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