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1(sth startling)revelación feminineit was a real eye-opener — me (or nos etc.) hizo abrir los ojos
- The events connected with St. Mary's Feast should be an eye-opener.
- This is the first season Selby have had a team in the county league for over ten years and the experience has quickly proved an eye-opener for their players.
- Yorkshire couple Lizzie Lowe and David Poole spent two weeks putting the system to the test and found the experience to be an eye-opener.
- It's an incredible eye-opener to be at such events in person.
- An unexpected eye-opener was our trip to see a soccer match at the national stadium.
- But his unscripted comments would prove a major eye-opener.
- If anything, this experience has been the biggest eye-opener I will ever encounter.
- It was not just this unexpected love of Shakespeare that proved an eye-opener.
- And that's one of the things that I think has been a real eye-opener in this volunteer experience.
- But it's his journey tomorrow to Indigenous communities on Cape York that may prove the biggest eye-opener.
- It's possible to have read widely in French history and yet experience this book as something of an eye-opener.
- It proved a real eye-opener for the three continentals.
- The two productions I saw were eye-openers as far as youth theatre was concerned.
- The riveting testimony would prove an eye-opener into the working of Lastman's inner circle.
- The accounts given by those doctors who had Maori ancestry were real eye-openers.
- The film was shot on location in West Yorkshire, which proved an eye-opener for a middle-class university-educated Hindu woman from north London.
- And home hunting can be a quite an eye-opener of an experience in the city, especially if you are a newcomer looking for a roof to stay under.
- For experienced newscaster Gordon Burns, surviving all day without being able to take incoming calls proved a real eye-opener.
- The experience was an eye-opener for Thomas and, she says, made her appreciate her current career all the more.
- The trip proved to be an eye-opener in terms of art, culture, social orderings and, not surprisingly, landscape.
2US(drink)bebida alcohólica tomada al levantarse
- Comorbid clients also were more likely to have used alcohol or drugs as an eye-opener and to have been annoyed by others who criticized their use of alcohol and/or drugs.
- Much to my chagrin, we drove past Skip's without stopping for an eye-opener.
- Murphy and Clovis were enjoying an eye-opener in their cell as the morning sun streamed through the window bars in thick shafts.
- Talk about a little eye-opener before your first cup of java!
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