wise to

idiom

informal
: not fooled by (someone or something) : aware of (something, especially something dishonest)
I'm wise to you. I know what you're doing.
When she got wise to his scheme, she left.

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“Wise to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wise%20to. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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