Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “wise up” en inglés

wise up

mainly US informal
verb uk phrasal verb with wise   /waɪz/ us  
to start to understand a situation or fact and believe what you hear about it, even if it is difficult or unpleasant: Those who think this is a harmless recreational drug should wise up. It's about time employers wised up to the fact that staff who are happy work more efficiently.
(Definition of wise up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de wise up
Buscar en temas relacionados

Estás viendo una entrada relacionada con Understanding and comprehending, pero quizás te interesen estos temas del área temática Understanding and comprehending

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “wise up” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

maiden

a girl or young woman

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más