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knock (some) sense into sb

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