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speak sense

To present a reasonable, logical, and coherent standpoint; to speak clearly and rationally. You're not speaking sense, Bill—how on earth would a plan like that be feasible? I'm glad someone is finally speaking some sense in this meeting!
See also: sense, speak
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He plays a decent game and talks an even better He speaks sense matters.
Virgin boss Richard Branson is an annoying old hipster but sometimes he speaks sense. He left school early having flunked all his exams, didn't go to university and yet went on to have an extraordinarily successful life and career.
A straight talker but a man who speaks sense whenever he discusses St Mirren's plight, the Paisley club has lost a beacon of truth after his departure this week.
We usually disagree far more than agree with senior Conservatives, but Theresa May's former right-hand man, Damian Green, speaks sense when he calls for all Whitehall's evidence to be made publicly available.
Ronny speaks sense and the stuff he's doing is good.
Where Jose Mourinho talks nonsense, Manuel Pellegrini speaks sense.
"He is a very quiet guy and reserved and he doesn't speak much, but when he does he speaks sense and that is not the impression I got from talking to him.
Barry The Hook @gibbo909 She's not getting a penny of my cash thats for sure Scott Keene@THESCOTTKEENE She speaks sense and has out-witted ACL at every turn.
Paolo Di Canio has won two games from 10, and although he speaks sense it doesn't change the fact we are bottom of the league after picking up one point against Fulham, Southampton and Crystal Palace.
Ian T Starks Elect him in - the guy speaks sense. It would soon deter thieves, I like his way of thinking.
BARRY COPPINGER, Labour councillor for Berwick Hills and Pallister [bar] [bar] [bar] [bar] [bar] [bar] IN reply to Stockton South MP James Wharton and his call for a united name for our region -at long last a politician who speaks sense.
DAVID Cameron speaks sense when he says it is scandalous that our troops have been in Afghanistan for eight years and only possess 30 helicopters compared with the US's 100 for the same number of soldiers.
He is scathing when describing the 'sickness' of footballer-turned-film-star Vinnie Jones' new-found stardom and speaks sense when discussing the need for the game to have a corporate 'moral compass', thus ensuring there is something for every fan to explore and consider.
He speaks sense and always has done," Duberry said.