In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sentido común masculinewhere's your savvy? — ¿dónde está tu sentido común?
- you need a bit of technical savvy for this job — se necesita un poco de habilidad técnica para este trabajo
- It also requires business savvy, a subject that isn't covered in most professional schools.
- Alongside good looks and maybe talent, a little business savvy never hurt anyone trying to get somewhere in the music industry.
- You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.
- Without a college degree, this son of a single parent built a real estate empire with tremendous fortitude, business and political savvy, and a healthy dose of kismet.
- Key to the success of this young firm has been the technical and business savvy of the four partners.
- But with 8,000 partners, identifying those with the necessary business savvy and relationship-building skills isn't easy.
- At only 17, he has amassed a private fortune with his business savvy, founded, like Uma's success, on his linguistic flexibility.
- His business savvy meant he took risks in the technology, telecoms, internet, hotels and construction, retail and automobile sector.
- But since the politics surrounding lay-offs are complex, it takes solid business training and legal savvy to advise managers well, according to those involved.
- It takes business acumen, marketing savvy, graphic-arts talent, and a clear understanding of what the customer sees from the other side of the screen.
- No one should underestimate Malone's drive or business savvy.
- She began showing her business savvy in the seventh grade.
- Along with their technical skills, these researchers possess unusual business and media savvy, say their peers.
- This examination can develop children's aesthetic awareness and media savvy and help them become more careful and literate readers of media.
- The perioperative environment is becoming more complex, and its leaders need to possess some business savvy and be clinically astute.
- Jackson's political clout and business savvy made the deal happen.
- He says those failures occur because many independent labels are artist driven and therefore don't bring much business savvy to their partnerships.
- Some question whether government entities have the technological or business savvy to move quickly into the Internet Age.
- In this way you can combine the academic experience you gained in your degree with the street savvy you gain on the job and, hopefully, your confidence will grow.
- After taking on this user interface project, I'm a lot more insightful about design issues and, well, rather humbled by the amount of design savvy I have yet to gain.
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- Critical to that strategy is our development as savvy consumers and smart investors.
- These days savvy operators are using creative appetizers, innovative drink menus and electronic entertainment to draw patrons during hours when business is traditionally slow.
- I couldn't believe the guy, all he talked about was how rich, successful, smart and savvy he was.
- The first tier consists of councils in large cities, such as London, Birmingham and Manchester, which she said are IT savvy and have used the funding they received well.
- I've had this question asked of me more than any other over the past couple of years - interestingly enough, mostly by industry veterans and savvy players who know the ropes.
- But Camilla wasn't always this business savvy.
- Also, the more technically savvy a participating business is, the easier it is to continue to keep up-to-date with technologies.
- Technology today offers savvy business executives increasingly intelligent ways of cutting costs and automating business processes.
- Many of our informants, from novice Internet users to tech savvy veterans, emphasized how important it is to have an easily navigable Web site.
- I mean, I don't agree with a lot of what they say, but they usually are media savvy.
- Frank, if you are so savvy yourself, why not read the Bible?
- We are all so media savvy these days that there won't be anybody reading this who isn't familiar with the rags-to-riches-and-back-again story.
- I had tried to be the woman I thought you wanted - a savvy street lawyer who fought tooth and nail for our clients - and still you rejected me.
- Behind every brilliant best-selling author is usually a perceptive, savvy publisher.
- Most are very knowledgeable and savvy about business and know how to cut a deal.
- It was the endgame that I wasn't savvy enough to win.
- Faced with such arrogance is it any wonder that savvy consumers are switching to screw caps?
- They talked about how media savvy he was and how devoted he was to young people.
- Her first three albums were surprisingly enjoyable, largely due to savvy producers who surrounded her lightweight voice with killer beats and memorable hooks.
- It's clear now that savvy foreign investors won't be tempted by such headache-prone deals.
1entenderI don't want you around, savvy? — no quiero verte por aquí ¿entiendes? / ¿entendido?
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