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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"It depends on where you are but in a broader sense, go in with your eyes wide open.
So our message to the Duke of York is very much "Welcome to Bahrain and please do come here with your eyes wide open in order to properly understand Bahrain on its own terms and to get a better understanding of what Bahrainis really want".
Judge Graham Knowles told them: "You all committed these offences with your eyes wide open."
It's important to go into this process with your eyes wide open. Pick a software package that meets your needs.
Avoid accepting risk blindly, and manage risk with your eyes wide open. The Y2K problem is real and just around the corner.
As with all aspects of organizational operations and behavior, the key is to approach this new way of doing business with your eyes wide open.