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See the light


Understand a situation. Eventually realized the reality of a situation. To see the light implies that one was blind to a circumstance. Typically used by religious converts who finally believe after years of denial. (Compare to Grok.)

“I told him the boys he hangs out with are no good and finally he saw the light.”

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