Translation of "wake-up call" - English-Korean dictionary

wake-up call

noun uk /ˈweɪk·ʌp ˌkɔːl/ us /ˈweɪkˌʌp ˌkɔl/

something bad that happens and shows you that you need to do something to change a situation

사람들의 주의를 경각시키는 일

a phone call that you arrange to be made, for example in a hotel, to wake you up at a certain time


(Translation of “wake-up call” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)