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  1. wake-up call

    • IPA[ˈwākəp ˌkôl]

    美式

    • n.
      a telephone call made according to a prior arrangement to wake the person called;a person or thing that causes people to become fully alert to an unsatisfactory situation and to take action to remedy it
    • noun: wake-up call, plural noun: wake-up calls

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a telephone call made according to a prior arrangement to wake the person called she nearly slept through her wake-up call
    • a person or thing that causes people to become fully alert to an unsatisfactory situation and to take action to remedy it maybe this will be a wake-up call for society to change