Значение идиомы put wise

[put wise] {v.}, {slang} To tell facts that will give himan advantage over others or make him alert to opportunity or danger.

The new boy did not know that Jim was playing a trick on him, so Iput him wise.

– Often used with “to”.

Someone put the police wiseto the plan of the bank robbers, and when the robbers went into thebank, the police were waiting to catch them.

Compare: TIP OFF.


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