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dawn on sb

phrasal verb with dawn uk   /dɔːn/  us   /dɑːn/ verb [I]
C2 If a ​factdawns on you, you ​understand it after a ​period of not ​understanding it: [+ that] I was about to ​pay for the ​shopping when itsuddenlydawned on me that I'd ​left my ​wallet at ​home.
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