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Is there an idiom to describe someone who is clever and quick-witted?

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A common idiom is : (as) sly as a fox and (cunning as a fox:)

  • Cliché smart and clever.

    • My nephew is as sly as a fox. You have to be cunning as a fox to outwit me.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs.

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