bring to senses

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 for the rest of my life.


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  • 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… …   New idioms 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 a person to his senses — index persuade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — v. 1) (A) ( to carry ) she brought word to them; or: she brought them word 2) (C) ( to carry ) he brought a book for me; or: he brought me a book 3) (d; tr.) ( to present ) to bring before (to bring a proposal before a committee) 4) (d; tr.) ( to …   Combinatory 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

  • bring — v.tr. (past and past part. brought) 1 a come conveying esp. by carrying or leading. b come with. 2 cause to come or be present (what brings you here?). 3 cause or result in (war brings misery). 4 be sold for; produce as income. 5 a prefer (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • senses — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. consciousness, mental faculties, feeling, sanity, clearheadedness; see also awareness , sense 1 , 2 . • bring to one s senses, Syn. restore, bring to reason, persuade; see convince …   English dictionary for students

  • bring to reason — influence someone so that they will act rationally, bring to one s senses …   English contemporary dictionary

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