come to one's senses

come to one's senses
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(come to one's senses (или to reason))
образумиться, взяться за ум, опомниться

And we've got to save a bit if we are going to live here, until whoever decides the income tax come to his senses. (M. Dickens, ‘The Happy Prisoner’, ch. 2) — Если мы останемся жить здесь, то придется экономить, пока не возьмутся за ум те, кто вводит подоходный налог.

‘Never mind.’ Tom coughed nervously. ‘Daph's got her head screwed on the right way. She'll come to her senses one of these days.’ (K. S. Prichard, ‘Winged Seeds’, ch. III) — - Пусть себе ходит, - Том нервно закашлялся. - Дафна у нас девушка с головой. Когда-нибудь она опомнится.

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прийти в себя

She fainted when the car hit the pole, and when she came to her senses, she was in a hospital bed. — Она потеряла сознание, когда машина врезалась в столб, и пришла в себя только в больнице.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • come to one's senses — {v. phr.} 1. Become conscious again; wake up. * /The boxer was knocked out and did not come to his senses for several minutes./ * /The doctors gave Tom an anesthetic before his operation; then the doctor took out Tom s appendix before he came to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to one's senses — {v. phr.} 1. Become conscious again; wake up. * /The boxer was knocked out and did not come to his senses for several minutes./ * /The doctors gave Tom an anesthetic before his operation; then the doctor took out Tom s appendix before he came to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to one's senses — ► come to one s senses 1) regain consciousness. 2) regain one s sound judgement. Main Entry: ↑sense …   English terms dictionary

  • come to one's senses — 1. To regain consciousness 2. To start behaving sensibly (again) • • • Main Entry: ↑sense …   Useful english dictionary

  • come\ to\ one's\ senses — v. phr. 1. Become conscious again; wake up. The boxer was knocked out and did not come to his senses for several minutes. The doctors gave Tom an anesthetic before his operation; then the doctor took out Tom s appendix before he came to his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to one's senses — begin to think clearly or act sensibly He finally came to his senses and decided to buy a cheaper car rather than borrow a lot of money for an expensive one …   Idioms and examples

  • come to one's self — Recover one s senses, come to, return to consciousness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • to one's senses — See: COME TO ONE S SENSES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to one's senses — See: COME TO ONE S SENSES …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to\ one's\ senses — See: come to one s senses …   Словарь американских идиом

  • To come to one's self — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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