LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||30/OUT/2008 7:36 AM|
|Assunto:||More wise= wiser|
Pondering on wise:
For the common good of all and me being a wise guy, may I point out the term:
streetwise. Likewise, do you all know the word likewise?
a wise guy = a smart ass ( vulgar) = espertalhão
streetwise: (as defined by wikopedia and the likes)
Having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment;
Having the necessary knack, personality and instinct for survival in rough, urban environments;
Possessing a style that embodies the life and microculture located within urban settings, typically in the States.
likewise : similarly: in a similar manner; he shaves everyday and she does likewise.
temos aqui dois 'wises'
wise= maneira, modo
I am none the wiser = Sei tanto quanto antes.
I hope that herewith you are all the wiser now.
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