Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 06:45

sharp as a tack

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AdjectiveEdit

as sharp as a tack (not comparable)

  1. (simile, colloquial) very intelligent
    • 1999, Tina Koch et al., Still Me, Wakefield Press, pages 148 [1]:
      When Mum died at nintey she was still as sharp as a tack. Everything else wore out.

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