be a wake-up(redirected from were a wake up)
be a wake-up
To be aware or conscious of something. Primarily heard in Australia. Is she a wake-up to her husband's illegal activities?
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be a wake-up (or awake up)be fully alert or aware. Australian & New Zealand informal
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