||intelligent, quick to learn
||Geoff is a sharp kid. He's doing calculus at the age of twelve.
||Even when Anne was tired, she never gave you a sharp reply.
||at a specific time, on the dot
||The preacher began the service on time - at 11 a.m. sharp.
|sharp as a tack
||quick to understand, able to think quickly
||He may be 85, but he's sharp as a tack - plays chess every day.
||think carefully, use your intelligence
||If I make a mistake, I don't want him telling me to sharpen up.
|sharpen your pencils
||be ready, be prepared
||Let's sharpen our pencils, gang. We have to set some goals.
||she is great, she took risks and succeeded, did good,
done good, totally awesome
||"Hey John, how'd Jessie's concert go?" "She peed. She peed all
over the stage. She was awesome!"
|shed a little light on
||explain, enlighten, help you understand,
||To shed a little light on the topic of idioms, we'll read this book.
|shed a tear
||He hides his emotions. When his dog died, he didn't shed a tear.
||this is frustrating, I am embarrassed, darn, nuts
||Sheesh! I did it again! Why do I say lay when I mean lie?