Bedeutung von "wake up to sth" - als Fremdsprache

wake up to sth

phrasal verb with wake uk us /weɪk/ verb [ I, T ] (past tense woke, past participle woken) (also wake up)

to start to understand something that is important:

We need to wake up to the fact that the Earth's resources are limited.

(Definition von "wake up to sth" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)