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talk sense

To present a reasonable, logical, and coherent standpoint; to speak clearly and rationally. You're not talking sense, Bill—how on earth would a plan like that be feasible? I'm glad someone is finally talking some sense in this meeting!
See also: sense, talk

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."
See also: sense, talk

talk sense

To speak rationally and coherently.
See also: sense, talk
References in classic literature ?
Margaret disliked babies, but hit it off better with the two-year-old, and sent Dolly into fits of laughter by talking sense to him.
I began by talking sense, like a man of honor, and kept at it for half an hour, but she would not listen to me.
"I think it's the heat makes me so drowsy," I said, hoping, but not feeling quite sure, that I was talking sense. "Am I awake now?"
JUST when I thought he'd stopped the "woke" nonsense and started talking sense again, Harry goes and shoots himself in the bare foot.
But John Mullen wrote: "Katie talking sense for a change."
Claiming the Rembau MP to be the only party member within Umno that seems to be 'talking sense', the DAP MP raised the question whether Khairy will be making the same move.
THANK you Brian Christley (Daily Post, July 25) - nice to hear someone talking sense about smart meters.
But if the critics are talking sense, Hereditary looks to be the jumpy treat everyone's going to be talking about this summer.
So when do we know if the President is talking sense?
GARY NEVILLE - whose Valencia team take on Real Madrid tonight - may no longer be a pundit, but he is still talking sense.
This is with reference to the article "Finally, someone is talking sense" (Dec.
Though he is new to the region, but he is talking sense," said Mohammad Nasir, 26, from Kochadhaman.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 1, 2015-Artilium Acquires Belgian VoIP Operator Talking Sense
He's not being anti-Welsh, the man is talking sense.
AT last Andy McDonald seemed to be talking sense when he says young Reece Hawley should not have to raise money to pay for life extending drugs, he should be given the drugs by the NHS (Letters, August 2).