make sense (2)
This page is about the collocation make sense (2)
collocation pattern: verb + noun
If a sentence or statement "makes sense", it can be understood by the people who read it or hear it.
- "Chickens can't fly" makes sense, but "flies can't chicken" makes no sense at all.
- Einstein's theory of relativity made sense to very few people when he first wrote about it.
For advanced learners: The expression "it doesn't make sense" can mean it's so badly expressed that it's meaningless, or that the idea being expressed, or the language being used, is too advanced for the listener to comprehend.
The words he spoke made no sense because
Contributor: Matt Errey