wake to

wake (up) to something

 and waken to something
to awaken and face something, such as a problem, sunlight, music, noise, etc. I love to wake up to soft music. We woke to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.
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As a consequence, the reader will find no attempts in A Guide through Finnegans Wake to analyze the poetic potential of Joyce's wordplay; and among "three score and ten topsycal readings" (Penguin ed.
McMahon expects the reactions to McLuhan's Wake to be as varied as they were to the man himself.
The Ducks believe they will play with a lot more confidence after getting past Montana and that could make it harder for Wake to slow them down.
Studies show that 2 out of 3 children will sleep through the beeping of a traditional smoke alarm(1), but children wake to the sound of a parent's voice more than 96 percent of the time.
Students can wake to alarm, radio, or any CD track, and program the unit to wake to one radio station, and sleep to another.
It also provides animating wave disturbances such as circular ripples, swell waves, linear boat wakes and new curvilinear boat wakes that allow the user to attach a wake to any non-linear path