|taitava englanniksi||slick, proficient, competent, dexterous, expert, able, handy, skilful, cunning, neat, skilled|
: This rain is making the roads slick.
: The top coating of lacquer gives this finish a slick look.
: They read all kinds of slick magazines.
: That new sales rep is slick. Be sure to read the fine print before you buy anything.
*: The threat the most radical of them pose is evidently far greater at home than abroad: in one characteristically slick and chilling Isis video – entitled “a message to the Jordanian tyrant” – a smiling, long-haired young man in black pats the explosive belt round his waist as he burns his passport and his fellow fighters praise the memory of Zarqawi, who was killed in Iraq in 2006.
: Our new process for extracting needles from haystacks is extremely slick.
: That was a slick move, locking your keys in the car.
: That is one slick bicycle: it has all sorts of features!
*: Both slick and dainty.
: Careful in turn three — theres an oil slick on the road.
: The oil slick has now spread to cover the entire bay, critically endangering the sea life.
: Youll go much faster if you put on slicks.
: The project was delayed because the slick had not been delivered to the printer.
: The surface had been slicked.
: He was a proficient writer with an interest in human nature.
*: By constant playing and experimenting with these he learned to tie rude knots, and make sliding nooses; and with these he and the younger apes amused themselves. What Tarzan did they tried to do also, but he alone originated and became proficient.
: He is a competent skier and an expert snowboarder.
: For any disagreements arising from this contract, the competent court shall be the Springfield Circuit Court.
: judicial authority having competent jurisdiction
*: "For if [birds] had been Viviparous, the burthen of their womb, if they had brought forth any competent number at a time, had been so big and heavy, that their wings would have failed them ..."
*: We went frequently out with this boat a-fishing; and as I was most dexterous to catch fish for him, he never went without me.
: I am expert at making a simple situation complex.
: My cousin is an expert pianist.
: This problem requires expert knowledge.
: ux|en|We called in several experts on the subject, but they couldnt reach an agreement.
*: As the hands are the most habil parts of the body...
*: ...and for every able man servant that he or she shall carry or send armed and provided as aforesaid, ninety acres of land of like measure.
: I’ll see you as soon as I’m able.
: With that obstacle removed, I am now able to proceed with my plan.
: I’m only able to visit you when I have other work here.
: That cliff is able to be climbed.
: After the past week of forced marches, only half the men are fully able.
: He was born to an able family.
: The chairman was also an able sailor.
: He is able to practice law in six states.
*: None does offend, none....I’ll able ’em.
: Some people regard duct tape as a handy fix-all.
: You wouldn’t have a screwdriver handy, would you?
: I keep a first-aid kit handy in case of emergency.
: Shes very handy - she made all her own kitchen cupboards.
*: They are resolved to be cunning; let others run the hazard of being sincere.
*: Esau was a cunning hunter.
*: a cunning workman
*: Tis beauty truly blent, whose red and white / Natures own sweet and cunning hand laid on.
: cunning work
*: Over them Arachne high did lift / Her cunning web.
: a cunning little boy
*: indeed at this very moment hes slipped away with the utmost cunning into a form thats most perplexing to investigate.
: the cunning of the fox or hare
*: Sturdy he was, and no less able / Than Hercules to cleanse a stable; / As great a [[drover]], and as great / A critic too, in hog or neat.
*: The steer, the heifer, and the calf / Are all called neat.
*: a neat and a sheep of his own.
*: From thence into the open fields he fled, / Whereas the Heardes were keeping of their neat ...
: ux|en|My room is neat because I tidied it this morning. nowrap|She has very neat hair.
*: Then his sallow face brightened, for the hall had been carefully furnished, and was very clean. ¶ There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the strangers weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
: ux|en|I like my whisky neat.
: ux|en|The Arbuzov reaction is performed by adding the bromide to the phosphite, neat. nowrap|The molecular beam was neat acetylene.
: ux|en|The front room was neat and carefully arranged for the guests.
: ux|en|Having the two protagonists meet in the last act was a particularly neat touch.
: ux|en|Hey, neat convertible, man.