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Use "street-smart" in a sentence
"A uniquely Lubitschian picture in its elegance and graceful wisdom, with the gruffly intelligent, street-smart Hollywood writer and soon-to-be legend Ben Hecht collaborating, this take on the trials, titillations, and torments of a kind of relationship usually seen in true adult films, a ménage à trois and one involving the gorgeous trio of Fredric March, Gary Cooper, and Miriam Hopkins, is unlike any other movie of its era."
"A street-smart cop can tell you that a pale angry face is potentially a lot more dangerous than a flushed angry face."
"He answered: The recruits may not know how to read, but they are incredibly street-smart."