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with your eyes open

knowing about all the problems there could be with something you want to do: I went into this marriage with my eyes open.
Translations of “with your eyes open”
in Chinese (Traditional) 明知有問題, 明知有危險, 明知後果如何…
in Russian без иллюзий…
in Turkish bile bile, göz göre göre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明知有问题, 明知有危险, 明知后果如何…
in Polish z pełną świadomością…
(Definition of with your eyes open from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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