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Answered 2009-06-04 00:08:17

In the US, we often call a clever person a fox. We also say"that person is dumb like a fox" Meaning the person pretends to be unintelligent to serve his own purpose while he is really intelligent. The word clever has a conotation that goes beyond smart or intelligent. It encompassses a person with both brains and the savvy or ability to use it in a way that is quick, witty and endearing.

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