talk some sense into (one)

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talk some sense into (one)

To assist or persuade one to start thinking sensibly (about something). Jason is convinced that he wants to join the circus, but I'm hoping we'll be able to talk some sense into him. If you think you're going to find a high-paying job right away without any experience, then you need someone to talk some sense into you.
See also: sense, talk
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Eventually, our parents got hip to the fact that we were killing each other, and they tried to talk some sense into us.