bring someone to their senses

bring someone to their senses
bring (someone) to (their) senses come to (your) senses - to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way.

It was my father who finally brought me to my senses by telling me that if I didn't go back to college I might regret it for the rest of my life.


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  • bring someone to their senses — bring someone to their (or come to one s) senses restore someone to (or regain) consciousness ■ cause someone to (or start to) think and behave reasonably after a period of folly or irrationality …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring someone to senses — bring (someone) to (their) senses come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. It was my father who finally brought me to my senses by telling me that if I didn t go back to college I might regret it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring to their senses — bring (someone) to (their) senses come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. It was my father who finally brought me to my senses by telling me that if I didn t go back to college I might regret it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring to senses — bring (someone) to (their) senses come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. It was my father who finally brought me to my senses by telling me that if I didn t go back to college I might regret it… …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring — verb /brIN/ past tense and past participle brought /brO:t/ (T) 1 to take someone or something to the place you are now, to the place you are going to, or to the place that you have been talking about: Did you bring anything to drink? | Sheila was …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • sense — I UK [sens] / US noun Word forms sense : singular sense plural senses *** 1) [singular] a strong feeling or belief about yourself sense of: Winning an award would give me a great sense of achievement. They say they are dealing with the problem,… …   English dictionary

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