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wake up to sth

phrasal verb with wake /weɪk/ verb [I or T] (woke or waked, woken, waked or US ALSO woke) ( also wake up) US ALSO
to start to understand that a situation or problem exists
开始意识到(问题)
Governments are finally waking up to the fact that the environment should be cleaned up.
各国政府终于开始意识到应该整治环境这个事实。
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Translations of “wake up to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始意識到(問題)…
in Russian осознавать что-либо…
in Turkish öneminin farkına varmak…
in Polish otworzyć oczy na coś, uświadomić sobie coś…
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