with eyes open

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with (one's) eyes (wide) open

Fig. totally aware of what is going on. I went into this with my eyes open. We all started with eyes open but didn't realize what could happen to us.
See also: eye, open

with eyes open

verb
See also: eye, open

with (one's) eyes open

Aware of the risks involved.
See also: eye, open
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They each must join with someone stronger or larger to survive and grow.
Don't say-"We need to join with the group down the street, which is joining with three other groups because everyone is crawling into bed with someone to try to be prepared for whatever comes out of Washington, since we're going to be left out in the cold if we don't do something quickly, and we will never get the managed care contract from the big companies in town if we don't join with someone quickly.