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See opensee eye
deliberately, intentionally, consciously, wittingly, with full knowledge, in full awareness, with one's eyes open, on purpose, by design, calculatedly, premeditatedly, studiedly, wilfully, purposefully, willinglyView synonyms
- ‘We accepted our obligations with open eyes, mindful of the sacrifices that had been made and those to come.’
- ‘Some southerners still like to call what resulted the ‘War of Northern Aggression,’ but the truth is that the South started it knowingly and with open eyes.’
- ‘We should do this with open eyes and pay the bills as a tax payer.’
- ‘Wifey is encouraging me to approach it with open eyes.’
- ‘Economic reality is too unpleasant to be faced with open eyes.’
- ‘So decisions are made with open eyes, with a clear consciousness of the benefits and the risks for Bulgaria.’
- ‘I tried to look at the future with open eyes, but sometimes it really did sting realizing how everything could change in a few years.’
- ‘We will face these threats with open eyes and we will defeat them.’
- ‘‘We really do have to enter this debate with open eyes - one system is not better or worse than the other,’ he said.’
- ‘For that matter, why would anyone want to stay in a hotel room, however suavely appointed, when there's a city out there that begs to be experienced with open eyes, mouth and pockets?’
Fully aware of the possible difficulties or consequences:‘I went into this job with my eyes open’
- ‘I would go into the relationship with my eyes open at the very least.’
- ‘I walked into this conversation with my eyes open.’
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