with one's/both eyes open


: fully aware of what could happen
I went into the job with my eyes (wide) open.
If you do this, you need to do it with both eyes open.

Examples of with one's/both eyes open in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dove is going into Day 4 post neurosurgery with both eyes open. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, 4 Sep. 2020

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“With one's/both eyes open.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20one%27s%2Fboth%20eyes%20open. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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