to bring sth to light
/bɹˈɪŋ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ tə lˈaɪt/
to clarify or supply additional information on something
to come home to sb
/kˈʌm hˈoʊm tʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
to become completely clear and easily understood
to come to light
/kˈʌm tə lˈaɪt/
to finally become known or revealed after a period of secrecy
to get wind of sth
/ɡɛt wˈɪnd ʌv ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to become aware of a piece of information that has been long kept a secret
to open one's eyes to sth
/ˈoʊpən wˈʌnz ˈaɪz tʊ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to realize something important, particularly something that one was neglecting
to throw / shed / cast light on sth
/θɹˈoʊ ʃˈɛd kˈæst lˈaɪt ˌɑːn ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to provide someone with information about something ambiguous to make it easier to understand
to put a bug in one's ear
/pˌʊt ɐ bˈʌɡ ɪn wˈʌnz ˈɪɹ/
to provide someone with a hint or suggestion
to hit / strike / drive home sth
/hˈɪt stɹˈaɪk dɹˈaɪv hˈoʊm ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to make others understand or accept something, particularly by keep repeating it
to bring sth home to sb
/bɹˈɪŋ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ hˈoʊm tʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
to make something deeply understood or realized by presenting it in a relatable and impactful way
to fall into place
/fˈɔːl ˌɪntʊ plˈeɪs/
to start to have a clear meaning
to put two and two together
/pˌʊt tˈuː ænd tˈuː təɡˈɛðɚ/
to evaluate the situation and all its possible outcomes in order to draw a conclusion
to see the light
/sˈiː ðə lˈaɪt/
to begin to understand or realize something after a long period of ignorance or doubt
to take a look in the mirror
/tˈeɪk ɐ lˈʊk ɪnðə mˈɪɹɚ/
to reflect on one's actions so as to accept one's flaws and shortcomings
to see sb/sth in a new light
/sˈiː ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ɪn ɐ nˈuː lˈaɪt/
to see people or things through a different perspective
to talk (some) sense into sb
/tˈɔːk sˌʌm ɔːɹ sˈɛns ˌɪntʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
to convince someone to think or behave in a more rational, reasonable, or sensible manner, often through logical arguments
to knock (some) sense into sb
/nˈɑːk sˌʌm ɔːɹ sˈɛns ˌɪntʊ ˌɛsbˈiː/
to attempt to make someone understand something, often forcefully or through persuasion
to get the picture
/ɡɛt ðə pˈɪktʃɚ/
to fully comprehend a situation
the penny drop
/ðə pˈɛni dɹˈɑːp/
used to say that a person has finally understood or realized something
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