Wake up and smell the coffee!

Wake up and smell the coffee!

something that you say in order to tell someone that they should try to understand the true facts of a situation or that they should give more attention to what is happening around them It's time you woke up and smelled the coffee, Don. We're just not getting enough business any more.
See also: and, smell, up, wake
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I know your glass is half full of milk, Steve, but wake up and smell the coffee