English version

the scales fell from somebody’s eyes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe scales fell from somebody’s eyesthe scales fell from somebody’s eyesliteraryREALIZE used to say that someone suddenly realized something important scale
Examples from the Corpus
the scales fell from somebody’s eyesIt's high time the scales fell from our eyes, and our bathrooms.
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