English version

wake up to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwake up to something phrasal verbREALIZEto start to realize and understand a danger, an idea etc It’s time you woke up to the fact that it’s a tough world. wake→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wake up to Campaigners round the world are waking up to the threat of Gats.
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Verb table
wake
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywake
he, she, itwakes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywoke
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave woken
he, she, ithas woken
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad woken
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wake
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have woken
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam waking
he, she, itis waking
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you, we, theyare waking
Past
I, he, she, itwas waking
you, we, theywere waking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been waking
he, she, ithas been waking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been waking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be waking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been waking
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