awake · adjective never before noun /əˈweɪk/Full view
B1 not sleeping
Dictionary examples:

I find it so difficult to stay awake late.

I drink a coffee to keep me awake.

I lay awake half the night worrying.

Learner example:

She felt so nervous that it kept her awake at night. (First Certificate in English; B2; Spanish)

be wide awake
C2 to be completely awake
Dictionary example:

"Is Oliver awake yet?" "Yes, he's wide awake and running around his bedroom."

Learner example:

Sometimes, when I have put my children to bed, half an hour later an aircraft flies over and my two-year old daughter is wide awake again. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Dutch)

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