brains and brawn

brains and brawn

Mental acuity or intelligence and great power or physical strength, considered together. Our star football player got into an Ivy League school because he has both brains and brawn.
See also: and, brain, brawn

brains and/versus brawn

intelligence and/compared with physical strength: In this job you need both brains and brawn.
See also: and, brain, brawn, versus
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FirstBuild has beauty, brains and brawn, said Taylor Dawson, GE Appliances product manager who signed on with FirstBuild.
IT will be a battle of brains and brawn on Monday as Cardiff and Swansea Universities go head to head in Welsh Varsity boxing.
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London, August 5 (ANI): An unusual pastime that is drawing attention from around the world is chess-boxing, which sees competitors face off in the ultimate clash of brains and brawn.
I wanted to shoot it with brains and brawn, not modern technology.
Lawyers from leading Newcastle law firm Ward Hadaway are building up their brains and brawn to be in peak condition for a Krypton Factor-style challenge being held this weekend.
The brains and brawn that should have built our state was not there when the country needed it.
Our whole approach is brains and brawn," said Ralph Rogers, vice president of the Sharon Center, Ohio, manufacturer.
The Incredible Hulk(TM): Rampage combines brains and brawn for a thoroughly exciting and satisfying mobile game experience.
CBS promises more natural perils than ever and says the crew is caught off-guard at the outset by a new twist in the competition in which both brains and brawn will count.
Brains and brawn are required to make a champion jockey and McCoy demonstrated both as he rode Galant Moss, Dictamn and Dark Stranger to victory for Pipe, who on Saturday attempts a four-piece assault on the Martell National, which he won in 1994 with Miinnehoma.
Using brains and brawn, players get the chance to be a modern day hero by tracking down the most elusive criminals in the world and bringing them to justice.
The passengers didn't use any guns, just their brains and brawn.
A truly epic adventure, "Shining Force 3" offers gamers a chance to test their brains and brawn as they struggle to save a world teeming with strife, conflict and intrigue.
PASADENA - Caltech seniors ditched classes Friday and vanished from campus, leaving behind a series of intricate puzzles, scavenger hunts and pranks that tested the brains and brawn of the underclass students.