wise up

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wise up (third-person singular simple present wises up, present participle wising up, simple past and past participle wised up)

  1. (informal, intransitive) To become informed; to inform oneself of something, or come to a realization.
    • 1980, Neol Davies (lyrics and music), “Missing Words”, performed by The Selecter:
      You might have thought that I was dumb / But I'm all wised up / Game's up, move on, why don't you get out of my hair