“It is really a global issue,” she said, then smartly ticked off the game plan.
And as Franklin Foer smartly explains, even at the local level, soccer encapsulates broader tensions all over the world.
Romney's campaign has responded by smartly deciding to hide Paul Ryan.
And he has just the idea: a radical new video service, the details of which he's smartly keeping under wraps.
And Radiant Dragon, smartly and unsurprisingly, invokes Camus.
"And you've your work cut out to do that, my son," said Grandfer Cantle smartly.
She was smartly hatted and smartly spatted; smart all over from toque-tip to toe-tip.
People wondered why the smartly dressed City man stopped short and removed his glossy hat to rub one ear.
He smartly swung his saber to his shoulder, ordering, "Come on!"
There were only a couple of smartly dressed youths there, one smoking a cigarette.
Old English smeortan "be painful," from Proto-Germanic *smarta- (cf. Middle Dutch smerten, Dutch smarten, Old High German smerzan, German schmerzen "to pain," originally "to bite"), from PIE *smerd- "pain," an extension of the root *mer- (2) "to rub; to harm" (cf. Greek smerdnos "terrible, dreadful," Sanskrit mardayati "grinds, rubs, crushes," Latin mordere "to bite"). Related: Smarted; smarting.
late Old English smeart "painful, severe, stinging; causing a sharp pain," related to smeortan (see smart (v.)). Meaning "executed with force and vigor" is from c.1300. Meaning "quick, active, clever" is attested from c.1300, from the notion of "cutting" wit, words, etc., or else "keen in bargaining." Meaning "trim in attire" first attested 1718, "ascending from the kitchen to the drawing-room c.1880" [Weekley]. For sense evolution, cf. sharp (adj.).
In reference to devices, the sense of "behaving as though guided by intelligence" (e.g. smart bomb) first attested 1972. Smarts "good sense, intelligence," is first recorded 1968. Smart cookie is from 1948.
"sharp pain," c.1200, from sharp (adj.). Cf. cognate Middle Dutch smerte, Dutch smart, Old High German smerzo, German Schmerz "pain."
[the first sense was revived in the 1880s and much reprehended]