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eye-opener

Substance abuse A popular term for the first drink of an alcoholic's day, which he believes helps steady himself, or 'treats' a hangover
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The movie was an eye-opener for the rest of the 124 midgets cast as Munchkins, who found out for the first time that they weren't freaks; they were normal people with common interests in sports and working.
This was their first introduction to HP and it was a real eye-opener.
It has been a real eye-opener for him in this trauma unit with the amount of work that these doctors have.
Combined with our open and scalable IntelliWhere Genie solution, we think potential customers will get an eye-opener when they see the unlimited opportunities for applying this innovative technology.
For most students and guidance counselors, the NJATC apprenticeship program is a real eye-opener.
It's an eye-opener for adults,'' said Soyster, who is 16.
Creating the demonstration proved to be an eye-opener in terms of the ease and flexibility of XML to exchange data, even to our dedicated team of vendors," said Richard Mader, executive director of ARTS.
It was quite an eye-opener, I had no idea they were so on top of their game,'' he said.
That loss was definitely an eye-opener,'' forward Adam Rich said.
DreamWorks' head of Artistic Development, Frank Gladstone, added: "It is always an eye-opener to work with young people who want to become animators.
I think it's an eye-opener,'' USC offensive tackle Winston Justice said.
A morning eye-opener on CART race day is the Barber Dodge Pro Series presented by the Detroit Free Press.