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wise up

mainly US informal phrasal verb with wise /waɪz/ verb
to start to understand a situation or fact and believe what you hear about it, even if it is difficult or unpleasant
想通;看透;醒悟
Those who think this is a harmless recreational drug should wise up.
那些認為這是一種無害休閒毒品的人應該醒醒了。
It's about time employers wised up to the fact that staff who are happy work more efficiently.
僱主們該看清這一點,即快樂的員工工作起來效率會更高。
Understanding and comprehending
Translations of “wise up”
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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