brains and/versus 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 versus brawn

Mental acuity or intelligence in contrast to great power or physical strength. This isn't a case of brains versus brawn—you need both intelligence and physical strength in a situation like this.
See also: brain, brawn, versus

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