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wittyadjective

uk   /ˈwɪt.i/ us   /ˈwɪt̬.i/
B2 using words in a clever and funny way: a witty comment/remark He was witty and very charming.

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wittily
adverb uk   /ˈwɪt.əl.i/ us   /ˈwɪt̬.əl.i/
(Definition of witty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wittyadjective

us   /ˈwɪt̬·i/
using words in an amusing and intelligent way; full of wit: a witty remark I think she’s one of the wittiest comics on television. Note: A witty remark is a witticism.
(Definition of witty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “witty”
in Arabic فَطِن, سَريع البَديهة…
in Korean 재치 있는…
in Portuguese espirituoso…
in Catalan agut, enginyós…
in Japanese 機知にとんだ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 风趣的,诙谐的…
in Turkish nükteli, nüktedan…
in Russian остроумный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 風趣的,詼諧的…
in Italian spiritoso, arguto…
in Polish dowcipny…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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