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1(mentally)(answer/move/speaker) hábilto be adroit at -ing — ser hábil para + inf
- Even the most clever, adroit, and skillful legislature cannot achieve zero risk in human affairs.
- My hands are bigger, and more adroit, with nimble fingers that can tie shoes, unwrap candies, and get the sand out from between my toes before we leave the beach.
- The adroit and intelligent use of other men's work, says Prodwit, ‘leads to public applause and adequate remuneration.’
- With an adroit and intelligent adaptation, Ruiz has forced us to reflect on how we make our own lives into stories, and how we tell them to ourselves.
- So in the end they could only scrape through 1-0 with a goal by the ever inventive and adroit Dutchman, Dennis Bergkamp.
- You mentioned in your presentation that particularly younger people who are both adroit and adept at the new technology, thrive in that environment.
- We were surrounded by gifted cricketers and adroit hockey players, and he owned none of their stylish skills, but you knew this, he would try.
- Her poetry displays an adroit mastery of simple language and an eye for the fine threads woven into ordinary lives.
- Akin to an artist to his canvas, he plays with an adroit cunning that is matchless to his peers.
- I think a larger point maybe to be made is we're looking at a guy who is an inveterate maybe even shameless but wonderfully adroit scene stealer.
- In the end, then, Shaw's greatest skill turned out to be not in adroit plot construction, but in creating good roles for actors.
- He was a self-taught musician and the beauty of his compositions lies in the adroit mix of folk, Indian classical and western classical music.
- Shakespeare, socially adroit and professionally gifted, would have been well placed to make his big career move into the Chamberlain's Men.
- Again the Chilingirian chose a very fast tempo, which required the first violin especially to be extremely adroit.
- He hoped the venture would help generate tourism as the society planned to invite groups adroit in the ancient art of change-bell ringing to the Barbon church.
- He's no naif, living in a fantasy world, but an adroit political player, using an image of weirdness to protect him.
- Although the attack was adroit - and enjoyable to read - its arguments are not convincing.
- The series was also notable for the wonderfully adroit way it visually mixed the father's past and present, and segued from one to the other.
- But his other themes and scenes of domestic crises are present and familiar, played out here with adroit skill and humour
- This is an adroit sidestepping of the issue, but a sidestep all the same.
2(physically)(fingers/movement) ágil(player) diestro