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knock (some) sense into sb

informal to ​forcefullyteach someone not to be ​silly: A ​couple of ​years in the ​army will knock some ​sense into him.
(Definition of knock (some) sense into sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knock (some) sense into sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 让(某人)懂道理…
in Chinese (Traditional) 讓(某人)懂道理…
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