Idiom: dawn on someone
— It finally dawned on my wife that our youngest child was taking money from her purse.
— It never dawned on us that we'd have any trouble understanding the British speaking English.
— When did it dawn on you that you are allergic to your cat?
— When I started to put the groceries away it dawned on me that I'd forgotten to buy bread and milk.
— Did it ever dawn on you that I might not want your mother to come live with us?
— When the report contained changes I hadn't approved, it slowly dawned on me that my assistant was sabotaging my work.
— One day it will dawn on you that lying isn't helping your relationships.
— When I heard my thirteen-year-old chatting in the bathroom it dawned on me that she may have bought a cell phone by herself.
— As I pulled into the office parking lot it dawned on me that I'd left my lunch on the kitchen counter at home.
— Guys, it's slowly dawning on me that we should have gotten off at the last subway stop.
— When my husband brought home a pizza again last night, it dawned on me that he is trying to sabotage my diet.
— It never dawned on me that you don't like tomatoes until I overheard you tell the waiter. Why didn't you tell me before?
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