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have the wit to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave the wit to do somethinghave the wit to do somethingformalINTELLIGENT to be clever enough to know the right thing to do Thankfully, Reid had the wit to see what was wrong with the plan. wit
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have the wit to do somethingThankfully, Reid had the wit to see what was wrong with the plan.
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