brain surgeon


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brain surgeon

Someone who is extremely intelligent and adept, usually used in a negative or rhetorical manner to indicate the opposite. You don't have to be a brain surgeon to use this device. Can I fix the computer? What do I look like, a brain surgeon?
See also: brain
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Once qualified, a brain surgeon should not find it too much trouble to find work.
Katrina Firlik shatters the myth most of us hold of brain surgeons as superheroes: they're merely masters of the trade.
Carson is head of the brain surgeons who work with children at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Had she not come back to Dexter's life, he would have been more focused in his pursuit of the Brain Surgeon.
But his request rejected by the Turkish doctors and a brain surgeon been called to Hospital.
That's true even if you happen to be a brain surgeon or neuroscientist.
You don't need to be a brain surgeon to work that one out.
It doesn't take a brain surgeon to conclude that this relentless increases in fares is bound to put fewer bottoms on seats.
The Encino brain surgeon and mountain climber has co-created the most advanced medical cellular smart phone - a handheld wireless device that can receive patients' vital signs, even at the top of the world.
Sacked children's brain surgeon Tim Buxton has been forced to join the queue of unemployed at his local job centre.
A spokesman for the RAC Foundation said: "An hourly rate of pounds 150 might be acceptable for a brain surgeon, but for a car surgeon it certainly sounds excessive.
Trying to knock them off manually requires the touch of a brain surgeon, writes ANDY DUNN.
A MERSEYSIDE brain surgeon is urging cyclists, skiers and snowboarders to invest in helmets for the sake of their own safety, before taking to the roads and the slopes.
A retired brain surgeon had bought it but was happy to sell it back.