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  • s  having the shrewd resourcefulness needed to survive in an urban environment

  • Williams was instantly picked on by the bigger, more streetwise kids there.
  • Because he believes it reflects his own life story, Bush loves it when the elite are upstaged by the streetwise.
  • CLAUDE BROWN, 64, author whose streetwise chronicle of growing up poor in Harlem, Manchild in the Promised Land, became a provocative civil rights-era best seller; of lung disease .

  • Martyn Williams in
    I wouldn't say they are cheaters,Williams said. "We all go out there and play to the referee as well as you can. I would say they are streetwise. They know the rules of the game inside out and I think that shows the way they play. They are...
  • Matthew Crompton in Manchester Evening News
    Matthew, who played PC Sam Harker in The Bill, said: "Coronation Street is an absolute legendary show and I'm thrilled to be joining the cast. Dan's a bit of a wild card and a bit of a jack the lad. He's not a gangster but he's quite streetwise - he...
  • Rob Andrew in
    Andrew added: "In a way it was difficult, the Barbarians were very streetwise. They came to stop us playing, very unlike the Barbarians of old. It was a pretty tough work-out for the players who have not played for three weeks.

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