listen to reason Definition in British English Dictionary
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listen to reason

(also see reason)
to listen to good advice and be influenced by it: Friends tried to persuade them to change their minds, but neither man would listen to reason.
Translations of “listen to reason”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽從勸告, 明白事理, 懂道理…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听从劝告, 明白事理, 懂道理…
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