wake to

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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.
See also: wake
References in classic literature ?
I was glad to learn, in your story, how early the most neglected of God's children waken to a sense of their rights, and of the injustice done them.
Our Mam, we miss you as we waken to face each brand new day, we miss you when the sun goes down and gently slips away, and when the night time falls our thoughts are all of you, you are with us every moment and you always will be too.
Fitting and beautiful - and also a wonderful message to waken to each day.
They waken to find themselves inside a "game" where Goth is popular while Barbies are the minority and looked down upon.