Translation of "street smarts" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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street smartsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈstriːt ˌsmɑːts/ us /ˈstriːt ˌsmɑːrts/ US

the ability to manage or succeed in difficult or dangerous situations, especially in big towns or cities

You don't have the street smarts to last ten minutes in New York without getting ripped off. 你还没有那种能在纽约街头呆上10分钟而不被骗的都市生存能力。

(Translation of “street smarts” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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