open someone's eyes

idiom

: to cause someone to notice or be aware of something important
The experience really opened his eyes and changed the way he felt about his life.
often + to
It's time they opened their eyes to the truth.His film helped open people's eyes to the problem.

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“Open someone's eyes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20someone%27s%20eyes. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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