a battle of wits

a situation in which two people or groups compete by trying to be more clever than the other

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • battle of wits — noun a contest in which intelligence rather than violence is used • Hypernyms: ↑contest …   Useful english dictionary

  • A Battle of Wits — can refer to:* A Battle of Wits (1912 film), an American silent film * A Battle of Wits (2006 film), a Hong Kong war film …   Wikipedia

  • A Battle of Wits — (Muk gong) Données clés Réalisation Jacob Cheung Scénario Jacob Cheung Ken ichi Sakemi (novel) Hideki Mori (manga) Acteurs principaux Andy Lau Ahn Sung ki Wang Zhiwen Fan Bingbing Nicky Wu Choi Si won …   Wikipédia en Français

  • (a) battle of wits — a battle of wits phrase a situation in which two people or groups compete by trying to be more clever than the other Thesaurus: general words for competitionssynonym Main entry: battle …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) battle of wits — a situation in which two people or groups try to defeat each other by using their intelligence. It appears that the battle of wits between the two negotiating teams is set to continue for some time. (often + between) …   New idioms dictionary

  • A Battle of Wits (Muk gong) — A Battle of Wits (film, 2006) A Battle of Wits (Muk gong) Réalisation Jacob Cheung Acteurs principaux Andy Lau Ahn Sung ki Wang Zhiwen Fan Bingbing Nicky Wu Choi Siwon Scénario Jacob Cheung Ken ichi Sakemi (novel) Hideki Mori (manga) Musique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • A Battle of Wits (film, 2006) — A Battle of Wits (Muk gong) Réalisation Jacob Cheung Acteurs principaux Andy Lau Ahn Sung ki Wang Zhiwen Fan Bingbing Nicky Wu Choi Siwon Scénario Jacob Cheung Ken ichi Sakemi (novel) Hideki Mori (manga) Musique Kenji Kawai …   Wikipédia en Français

  • A Battle of Wits (2006 film) — This article is about the 2006 film. For the unrelated 1912 film, see A Battle of Wits (1912 film). A Battle of Wits Teaser poster Traditional 墨攻 …   Wikipedia

  • A Battle of Wits (1912 film) — Infobox Film name = A Battle of Wits image size = caption = director = Storm Boyd (assistant) producer = The Kalem Company writer = narrator = starring = Earle Foxe Alice Joyce music = cinematography = editing = distributor = General Film Company …   Wikipedia

  • In a battle of wits smb. would be completely unarmed — not bright person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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