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"Bright" is an adjective which is often translated as "brillante", and "clever" is an adjective which is often translated as "listo". Learn more about the difference between "bright" and "clever" below.
bright(
brayt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (brilliant)
a. brillante
The sun is too bright for your eyes.El sol es demasiado brillante para los ojos.
b. luminoso
It's such a bright room that we might need some blinds.Es una habitación tan luminosa que puede que necesitemos persianas.
2. (very clever)
a. brillante
That kid is bright. Have you seen his math scores?Ese chico es brillante. ¿Has visto sus notas de matemáticas?
3. (positive)
a. positivo
Always look at the bright side of life.Mira siempre lo positivo de la vida.
4. (vivid)
a. vivo
Kids usually like bright colors.A los niños les suelen gustar los colores vivos.
b. fuerte
The color of the walls is really bright.Está muy fuerte el color de las paredes.
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clever(
kleh
-
vuhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sharp)
a. listo
The clever little boy cannot be fooled.El niño listo no puede ser engañado.
b. inteligente
Mike is very clever; school has never been a challenge for him.Mike es muy inteligente; la escuela nunca ha sido un reto para él.
2. (ingenious)
a. ingenioso
Ferris devised a clever plan to not have to go to school.Ferris se inventó un plan ingenioso para no tener que ir a la escuela.
3. (skillful)
a. hábil
My grandfather was a clever craftsman who built much of his own furniture.Mi abuelo fue un artesano hábil que construyó muchos de sus propios muebles.
b. habilidoso
The seamstress is unbelievably clever with her hands.La costurera es increíblemente habilidosa con las manos.
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