Phrasal Verbs

wake up

This page is about the phrasal verb wake up


to become conscious again after sleeping, or to make someone else become conscious after sleeping


awaken (formal)

For example

  • wake up You look tired. What time did you wake up this morning?

  • wake sb up Every morning my alarm clock wakes me up. I really hate that sound.

Quick Quiz

Tommy's mother wakes him up in time

a. for bed

b. for school

c. for sleep

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