open someone's eyes


: 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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