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English verb: wise up

1. wise up (cognition) get wise to


SamplesThey wised up to it.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)discover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see

2. wise up (cognition) cause someone to become aware of something


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)inform









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