come to one's senses


: to begin to think in a sensible or correct way after being foolish or wrong
He finally came to his senses and gave up his plans to quit his job and become an artist.
When will you come to your senses? Don't you realize that she's been lying to you?

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“Come to one's senses.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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