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rise and shine

Definition of rise and shine in English:

[usually in imperative] informal Wake up and get out of bed promptly.
Example sentences
  • Tomorrow, rise and shine, because it's awards time.
  • And in London last weekend, at least one household reverberated to a chorus of, ‘It's time for us to rise and shine and have a fun day!’
  • We were expected to rise and shine at 6.30 in the morning.
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