open (one's) eyes to (someone or something)

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open (one's) eyes to (someone or something)

1. To see or realize the truth about something. Open your eyes to reality, Stan—they're just using you for cheap labor!
2. To cause one to see or realize the truth about something. The documentary really opened my eyes to the conditions in that country.
See also: eye, open

open someone's eyes to someone or something

Fig. to cause someone, including oneself, to become aware of someone or something. We finally opened our eyes to what was going on around us. The events of last night opened my eyes to Tom.
See also: eye, open
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Obviously you are a Conservative follower because if you weren't you would open your eyes to the fact that it is every politician in the land - Conservatives as well - who bleed us dry.
This would be a good time to open your eyes to all the other options out there.
The authors hold individuality in high regard, and have produced a fascinating range of ideas that will keep you enthralled and might even open your eyes to something.
Open your eyes to a new sheer shimmer gloss or color bas