get wise (to someone or something)

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get wise (to someone or something)

To find out, become aware of, more fully understand, and/or no longer be deceived (by something or someone). I've been taking small supplies from the office for a long time, but I think the boss is getting wise. People are finally starting to get wise to the need for environmental protection.
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We have given him three years because he has done exceptionally well, he should realise that it is becoming more difficult now and players are getting wise to him, he has to find new methods, new ways.
Rav was absolutely distraught after this one as well but perhaps keepers are getting wise to him.
Robbie's best asset is his pace, but I've told him that he now has to vary his game as defenders are getting wise to him.