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sit up and take notice

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sit up and take notice

verb phrase

To pay attention; become aware; wake up and smell the coffee: Let's do something that'll make him sit up and take notice (1889+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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