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talk sense

to be reasonable Abdullah is liked by the people who work for him because he talks sense. I think it's time someone talked sense to us about conserving energy.
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talk sense

Speak rationally and coherently, as in Ranting and raving won't help; it's time we talked sense, or I wish you'd talk some sense into that son of yours. Shakespeare used this idiom in slightly different form in The Merry Wives of Windsor (2:1): "Believe it, Page, he speaks sense."
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talk sense

To speak rationally and coherently.
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They now realise I can do other things, and I can talk sense about the economy, transport, foreign affairs and human rights.
Indi tries her best to reconcile the pair, attempting to talk sense into her dad before he ruins yet another relationship.
I have tried in these columns to talk sense into Ray Mallon and his Labour supporters and I am not the only one, but to no avail.
They sure talk sense - and they say it incredibly fast with at least one track surely vying for the hip hop world speed record.
They went to London to talk sense into her but it doesn't seem to have worked.
His comments were reasoned and fair and again and again I find that ethnic minorities talk sense when those who purport to "protect" them behave foolishly.
Parents do talk sense to their children, invariably it takes place every minute of every day and it is called "reality".
One of them, Thomas the cop (Michael Landes), is trying to talk sense into the agitated girl when the awful accident she's predicting occurs - and takes her friends' lives.
Birmingham's licensing justices need to take on board this simple rule - then get both parties together to talk sense.
Suddenly, the voices that count are starting to talk sense.
Chil ren an younger faces in general, talk sense this week.