street smarts Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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street smartsnoun [plural]

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the ​ability to ​manage or ​succeed in ​difficult or ​dangeroussituations, ​especially in ​bigtowns or ​cities: You don't have the ​streetsmarts to last ten ​minutes in New York without getting ​ripped off.
(Definition of street smarts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “street smarts”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在都市的)生存能力,适应能力…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在都市的)生存能力,適應能力…
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