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Wake Up

How to Conjugate Wake Up

  • Infinitive: Wake Up
  • Present Tense: Wake Up/ Wakes Up
  • -ing Form: Waking Up
  • Past Tense: Woke up
  • Past Participle: Woken up
Wake Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Wake Up:

1. When you are finished sleeping.

Examples: I woke up really late this morning because I forgot to set my alarm clock.
Living downtown is like an alarm clock because the busy city wakes you up.

2. To realize or become aware of something.

Examples: Why don’t you wake up! She’s been cheating on you for months now!
It was that particular moment when I woke up and realized I had to do something different with my life.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.