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open someone's eyes

Definition of open someone's eyes in English:

Enlighten someone about certain realities; cause someone to realize or discover something: the letter finally opened my eyes to the truth
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  • The culture they discover will open their eyes to new things and allow them to appreciate the British way of life.
  • I think that the Japanese people need to open their eyes and realize that they do not live in this world alone.
  • If you can only open your eyes, you will realize that I am addressing you not them.
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