with (one's) eyes wide open

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with (one's) eyes wide open

With full awareness. I know they're offering you a lot of money, but make sure you go into this situation with your eyes wide open—it could be a scam. Considering John's history of infidelity, Claudia knew she could only take him back with her eyes wide open.
See also: eye, open, wide

with eyes wide open

verb
See also: eye, open, wide
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I came into the situation with my eyes wide open and it's my intention to see it through.
I've done a lot of research and I am going over there with my eyes wide open and I am really looking forward to it, it's a great opportunity.
All I see with my eyes wide open is a team that doesn't perform when it comes to the World Cup and the European Championship.
I came into it with my eyes wide open and knew it was going to be a tough job," said Gill.
I went in with my eyes wide open but the lack of professionalism among some of the players was shocking.
He said: "I am well aware of the challenge which faces us, so I am going into this with my eyes wide open.
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