HyperDic: wise_up

English > 2 senses of the expression wise up:
VERBcognitionwise upget wise to
cognitionwise upcause someone to become aware of something
English > wise up: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningget wise to.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderlearn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, seeGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Spanishaprender, enterarse
Catalanassabentar-se, informar-se
English > wise up: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningCause someone to become aware of something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Catalanassabentar, informar

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