It finally dawned on him that he could automate the process instead of doing it by hand each time.
Alternative Form of dawn-on -
Dawn-on Sentence Examples
Did it suddenly dawn on you that your class reunion is tomorrow night?
A rearrangement of the attacking forces was carried otit during the following night, and the attempt to gain the highest ground was resumed at dawn on the 8th from the positions that had been acquired 24 hours earlier.
Before dawn on the 10th the advance guard of Turenne's army was ascending the Glotter Tal.
General Soimonov, with the Sevastopol column, after assembling his troops before dawn on the 5th, led them on to the upland east of Careenage Ravine, while the field army column, under General Pavlov, crossed the Tchernaya near its mouth, almost at right angles to Soimonov's line of advance.
By and by the idea would dawn on the nation that anarchy is as productive of evil as tyranny, and that a government which omits to regulate or control allows the strong to oppress the weak, and the rich to oppress the poor.