Today’s idiom: “Smart cookie”

9 Aug

Are you a smart cookie?

A “smart cookie” is someone who is quite clever. However, it can also be used in a sarcastic way, for example “Well, aren’t you a smart cookie?”, said in a sarcastic tone when someone says something really obvious.

Now we know that you are a smart cookie. The only question that remains is “How tasty are you?”

smart cookie

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One Response to “Today’s idiom: “Smart cookie””

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  1. Today’s idiom: “Pull your socks up” | Hägar Language School - February 8, 2015

    […] Perhaps the boy in the picture should read this explanation and “hit the books”. If he does that, the exam will be “a piece of cake” and he will look like a “smart cookie”. […]

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