have your wits about you Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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have your wits about you

(also keep your wits about you) to ​think and ​reactquickly when something ​dangerous or ​difficulthappens unexpectedly: She ​managed to ​keep her wits about her and ​escaped unharmed.
(Definition of have your wits about you from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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