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to bring sth to light
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to clarify or supply additional information on something
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to come home to sb
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to become completely clear and easily understood
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to come to light
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to finally become known or revealed after a period of secrecy
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to get wind of sth
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to become aware of a piece of information that has been long kept a secret
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to open one's eyes to sth
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to realize something important, particularly something that one was neglecting
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to throw / shed / cast light on sth
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to provide someone with information about something ambiguous to make it easier to understand
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to put a bug in one's ear
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to provide someone with a hint or suggestion
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to hit / strike / drive home sth
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to make others understand or accept something, particularly by keep repeating it
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to bring sth home to sb
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to make something deeply understood or realized by presenting it in a relatable and impactful way
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to fall into place
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to start to have a clear meaning
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to put two and two together
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to evaluate the situation and all its possible outcomes in order to draw a conclusion
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to see the light
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to begin to understand or realize something after a long period of ignorance or doubt
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to take a look in the mirror
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to reflect on one's actions so as to accept one's flaws and shortcomings
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to see sb/sth in a new light
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to see people or things through a different perspective
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to talk (some) sense into sb
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to convince someone to think or behave in a more rational, reasonable, or sensible manner, often through logical arguments
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to knock (some) sense into sb
/nˈɑːk sˌʌm ɔːɹ sˈɛns ˌɪntʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
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to attempt to make someone understand something, often forcefully or through persuasion
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to get the picture
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to fully comprehend a situation
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the penny drop
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used to say that a person has finally understood or realized something
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to take sth the wrong way
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to understand something incorrectly, often leading to offense
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