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

wake-up call

noun [ C ] uk us

a telephone call to wake you in the morning, especially when you are staying in a hotel

телефонный звонок с целью разбудить кого-либо

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

какое-то неприятное событие, побуждающее к действиям или изменениям (напр., образа жизни)

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