(v.) = list. Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area. (adj.) = clever ; brainy ; shrewd ; smart ; bright . Ex: It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits. Ex: It has been said that, with this show, a canny critic inaugurated the enticingly slick and brainy strain of 1980s art. Ex: Payment is very important and can be a problem so the businessman needs to be streetwise and shrewd with a good business acumen. Ex: They tend to think that they would be exposing ignorance such smart people are not supposed to have if they ask a question of the reference staff. Ex: It is clear to me that we must be attracting the best, the brightest and the most creative students possible. ---- * más listo que el hambre = as bright as a button. * no muy listos, los = none-too-bright, the. * pasarse de listo = be (far) too smart for + Posesivo + own good ; be (far) too clever for + Posesivo + own good. * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder. * tío listo = smart cookie. * tipo listo = smart cookie. = ready ; at the ready. Ex: Copies with holds must be cataloged quickly to have them ready for the borrower. Ex: The Queen's undertakers keep a special coffin at the ready in case a member of the Royal family dies suddenly abroad. ---- * dar la señal de estar listo = prompt. * estar listo = stand + ready ; be ready. * estar listo para = be poised to ; stand + poised ; be all set to. * indicador de estar listo = screen prompt. * listo para = on track for. * listo para el combate = battle-ready. * listo para el consumo = ready-to-eat. * listo para ensamblar = flat pack. * listo para montar = flat pack. * listo para usar = off-the-rack ; ready-to-use. * listo para usarse = on tap. * ¡Preparados, listos, ya! = On your mark, get set, go! ; ready, set, go! ; Ready, steady, go!. * ¡y listo! = and presto.