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wise someone up (about someone or something)
Inf. to instruct someone about something; to give someone important information. Let me wise you up about the way we do things around here. I will do what I can to wise her up.
wise up (to someone or something)
to (finally) begin to understand someone or something; to realize and accept the facts about someone or something. (Also as a command.) Sally finally wised up to Richard. Come on, Sally! Wise up!
1. To become aware, informed, or sophisticated: After staying with my old job for too long, I wised up and found a job I really enjoyed.
2. To make someone aware, informed, or sophisticated: The expensive medical treatment wised me up to the importance of having extra money in my savings account. If you think you know something about cars, read this book—it will wise you up!