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wise up

 /ˈwɑɪzˈʌp/ infml
phrasal verb with wise verb
to begin to understand the truth about an unpleasant situation or a fact: It’s time that Congress wised up to the fact that most citizens do not trust politicians.
Translations of “wise up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 想通, 看透, 醒悟…
in Russian осознавать…
in Turkish farkına varmak, anlamak, öğrenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想通, 看透, 醒悟…
in Polish uświadamiać sobie…
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