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see reason

This page is about the collocation see reason

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to see that your view is unreasonable or wrong, and reconsider

For example

  • Let's hope the government sees reason and changes its policies.

  • Why do they refuse to see reason when it comes to climate change?

Note:
A similar collocation is "see sense"

Quick Quiz

Mark says someone who refuses to see reason is

a. as blind as a bat

b. as strong as an ox

c. as stubborn as a mule

Contributor: Matt Errey