make some sense (out) of (something)

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make some sense (out) of (something)

To interpret something in a way that one can understand or that reveals some purpose, reason, etc. It will be a long time before we can begin to make some sense of this tragedy. Can you make some sense out of these markings? Is it a code, or what?
See also: make, of, sense
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And even after we convince ourselves and others that we have seen some truth and have made some sense of it, there is always doubt.
Would that he had stepped in and made some sense of it all.