rise and shine

This page is about the conversational phrase rise and shine


You can say this to someone if you're waking them up in the morning.

For example

  • Dad came into our room every morning and said, "Rise and shine, boys. It's a brand new day!"

  • My brother came in at dawn and yelled, "Rise and shine!" so I grabbed a shoe and threw it at him.

Also "Wakey-wakey!" (British English)

Quick Quiz

His wife said, "Rise and shine, love!"

a. it was time to get up

b. it was time to go up

c. it was time to shine

Contributor: Matt Errey