Translation of eye-opener in Spanish:

eye-opener

Pronunciation: /ˈaɪˌəʊpnər; ˈaɪˌəʊpnə(r)/

n

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 (sth startling) (no plural/sin plural) revelación (feminine) it was a real eye-opener me ( or nos etc) hizo abrir los ojos
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    • It was not just this unexpected love of Shakespeare that proved an eye-opener.
    • This is the first season Selby have had a team in the county league for over ten years and the experience has quickly proved an eye-opener for their players.
    • The film was shot on location in West Yorkshire, which proved an eye-opener for a middle-class university-educated Hindu woman from north London.
  • 2 (drink) (American English/inglés norteamericano) bebida alcohólica tomada al levantarse
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    • Comorbid clients also were more likely to have used alcohol or drugs as an eye-opener and to have been annoyed by others who criticized their use of alcohol and/or drugs.
    • Talk about a little eye-opener before your first cup of java!
    • Murphy and Clovis were enjoying an eye-opener in their cell as the morning sun streamed through the window bars in thick shafts.

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