|English Definition||to be on guard; alert; vigilance; alertness|
|Part of Speech||(形) adjective|
A pilot must be awake to the changes in the weather.
The alert leopard went up to a deer quietly.
As she was about to approach, he, alarmed, raised his hunting spear, and was on the point of transfixing her, when Jupiter, beholding, arrested the crime, and snatching away both of them, placed them in the heavens as the Great and Little Bear.
I called her a damned hypocrite and that made her sit up.
A stratagem for catching or tricking an unwary person.
I told him about his father's affair with my daughter- that makes him sit up.
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