make sense (1)

This page is about the collocation make sense (1)

collocation pattern: verb + noun


If an idea, plan or action "makes sense", it's sensible and rational and not stupid or likely to fail.

For example

  • Getting into a car with a drunk driver doesn't make sense, does it?

  • Voting for politicians who'll cut taxes for rich people only makes sense if you're rich.

Quick Quiz

Which wouldn't make much sense?

a. swimming with your friends

b. swimming with dolphins

c. swimming with sharks

Contributor: Matt Errey