make sb see reason

see sense
see reason

(to be reasonable and have good judgment)
— рассуждать здраво

make sb see reason / sense (persuade someone to stop acting foolishly and behave more sensibly) — образумить кого-л.; убедить посмотреть на ситуацию трезво, здраво

Example 1: Mary wanted to drop out of medical school in her fourth year. Her father managed to make her see reason.

Example 2: We talked to her for an hour, but we couldn't make her see sense. (CALD)

Related vocabulary:
[образумить]
[talk some sense into sb]
[burst sb's bubble]
[охладить пыл]
[горькая правда]
[открыть глаза]