- to be able to reason something out
- to make someone understand something through reasoning
- The presentation did not make sense at all. It was way off the topic.
- She has started making sense about her career now and I would like to let her try things out.
- He does not make sense when he speaks about starting such a kind of venture. He does not have a plan and you better not invest in something so haphazard.
- Can you please start making some sense? We are not following what you are trying to say.
- Every word she says makes sense to my daughter. I am glad that she has chosen such a good role model.
- The story only makes sense when my father narrates it. When I tried it just sounded like some jibber jabber.
- You cannot make sense to him right now. Give him some time to come out of the shock of it all at least.
- Can you come along to speak to the principal? I am not going to be able to make sense to him after such a disaster.
The phrase originates from rational thoughts that is considered by reasonable people as valid.