talk (some) sense into/to

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Definition of talk (some) sense into/to

informal
: to cause (someone) to stop thinking or behaving foolishly I couldn't talk sense to him. He talked (some) sense into her and she promised to get rid of that dangerous car.

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“Talk (some) sense into/to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talk%20%28some%29%20sense%20into%2Fto. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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