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wise appleA smart aleck.
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wise appleHaving the manner of a smart aleck.
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wise guyUsed other than as an idiom: see wise, guy.
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wise guyOne who is insolent or flippant; one who makes jokes or perpetrates pranks.
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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.
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wise guyA member of the Mafia; a mobster
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word to the wiseA piece of advice.
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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.
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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.
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it is a wise child that knows his own fatherOne can never be sure of paternity.
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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.
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three wise monkeys, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil.avoid all evil in every form
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early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wiseplatitude from Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Poor Richard.
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discretion is the better part of valourIt is often wise to refrain from seemingly brave speech or action.1597
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work smarter, not harderIt's better to be wise than vigorous.
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