Translation of "wake-up call" - English-Portuguese 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


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

toque de despertar

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