Friday, November 4, 2011


The word savvy can be a noun or an adjective when it means practical know-how.

1. He has a lot of business savvy, which is why he always has an easy time getting clients. (n)
2. Are you computer savvy? I'm having problems with mine; maybe you can help me. (adj)
3. Maria is quite savvy when it comes to traveling. She knows how to find the best deals. (adj)
4. He has a little bit of savvy when it comes to investing, but I would get advice from a professional. (n)
5. Ted's not savvy about looking for apartments at all. You should ask Bill for help. (adj)

Being savvy means having the practical know-how or knowing what to do in certain situations.

when it comes to something - talking about something

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