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    eye-opening discovery

    Could you tell me what does this sentence means, especially "eye-opening discovery?"
    This knowledge led many people to a thrilling, eye-opening discovery.

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    Re: eye-opening discovery

    Check the definition of eye-opener in our idioms section, and you'll be all set.

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    Re: eye-opening discovery

    As an NES but not an English teacher:

    I would probably translate it as "startling".
    See also:
    eye-opening - definition of eye-opening by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Re: eye-opening discovery

    Eye-opener: Something surprising, unexpected which reveals the truth about something or someone.

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