make (one) see reason(redirected from made somebody see reason)
make (one) see reason
To adopt or accept a rational, sensible course of action or assessment of a situation, especially after persuasion or a realization of error. I finally managed to make him see reason, and he agreed not to sell the family farm just yet. No one will ever make my see reason grandma about her smoking—by her logic, she's already got one foot in the grave, so why should she give up something that she still enjoys?