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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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Al Fahim said he convinced Khateeb to write his book, adamant that it would be an eye-opener for residents more familiar with modern UAE.
"And I tell you what, it's a real eye-opener for me into just how terrible mental health services are in Britain, that he was bounced essentially between mental health services and A&E.
I obviously had the pleasure of going there in 2013 and it was a real eye-opener for me.
Natwar Singh's book as an eye-opener, which has once again highlighted who was actually calling the shots during the UPA Government's ten-year-rule.
Karachi -- Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has strongly condemned the arm attack on renowned and senior anchor person Hamid Mir in Karachi today and termed it as shocking and eye-opener for those people maintaining silence over growing violence.
Training drills are timed to the second, you're not allowed to have sugar in your tea or coffee - it was a real eye-opener. His first game in charge was away at Blackburn and although we were staying in a hotel near the ground, we all had to get up at 8.30 to do a communal stretch in the ballroom.
In response to the letter 'Latest discount offer was a real eye-opener' (7DAYS, September 3), my hubby had LASIK done about 18 months ago (with a voucher).
"This game was an eye-opener for some of them," said Challinor.
Your letter is an eye-opener but alas the laws are mostly made by men.
Her second round performance in the Cesarewitch at Mullingar was a real eye-opener but to watch her powering home behind Sizzling Rambler over 525 yards on Sunday evening left one itching to see her given a chance over 700 yards or further, albeit in time.
I HAD a real eye-opener over scratch cards recently when I bought pounds 40 worth for two family members.
Jenny said: "I'm sure I'll find this week an eye-opener and it sends a strong message that too many pensioners are living in poverty."