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But Eddie does not make all the decisions. Eddie can listen to reason; Eddie can be swayed or talked in or out of certain things. Eddie allows other people to lead in this band and to have certain roles that are very fundamental to the decision-making process.
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Meaning of "listen to reason" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LISTEN TO REASON

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LISTEN TO REASON

listed building
listed company
listed securities
listed security
listee
listel
listen
listen in
listenability
listenable
listener
listenership
listening
listening device
listening post
lister
lister plough
listeria
listerial
listeriosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE LISTEN TO REASON

dead season
festive season
football season
growing season
high season
hunting season
hurricane season
in good season
in season
it stands to reason
Jason
mid-season
off season
off-season
postseason
preseason
reason
season
soccer season
treason
winter season

Synonyms and antonyms of listen to reason in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «listen to reason» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LISTEN TO REASON

Find out the translation of listen to reason to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

不可理喻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escuchar a la razón
570 millions of speakers

English

listen to reason
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कारण सुनो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاستماع إلى العقل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прислушаться к голосу разума
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ouvir a razão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কারণ শুনুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

entendre raison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mendengar alasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hören zur Vernunft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

理に聞く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이 이유를 듣고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngrungokake alasan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lắng nghe lý do
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காரணம் கேட்கவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कारण ऐका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Akıl dinle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ascoltare ragionare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

słuchać rozumu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прислухатися до голосу розуму
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

asculta de a raționa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να ακούσετε λόγο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

luister na rede
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lyssna till förnuftet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lytte til fornuft
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LISTEN TO REASON»

The term «listen to reason» is regularly used and occupies the 71.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about listen to reason

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QUOTES WITH «LISTEN TO REASON»

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Stone Gossard
But Eddie does not make all the decisions. Eddie can listen to reason; Eddie can be swayed or talked in or out of certain things. Eddie allows other people to lead in this band and to have certain roles that are very fundamental to the decision-making process.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LISTEN TO REASON»

Discover the use of listen to reason in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to listen to reason and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... lying. it stands to reason (that) anyone who thinks about (a subject) will come to the conclusion (that something is true, probable etc): If you go on smoking sixty cigarettes a day, it stands to reason that you'll get lung cancer. listen to reason to  ...
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
Veranlassung: es besteht Veranlassung, auf etw. hinzuweisen/... not without good reason Grund: nicht ohne Grund etw. tun (not) to listen to reason Rat: ( keinen) Rat annehmen • raten: jm. ist nicht zu raten und zu helfen • raten: sich ( nicht) ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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Codez of Tha Maztaz
Listen to reason - Here in the west was where the Ethiopian's mind awakened. reason for what purpose does or would he or she consider going back home so to speak when home was not an option then, and is not an option now, besides ...
D.L. bilbrue
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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics ...
Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
Jonathan Haidt, 2012
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Mandarin Chinese Dictionary: English-Chinese
'$J 'S ,Tv\ ^ * - LISTEN TO REASON is expressed as appeal to reason jiang-ir Щ ~ $%_ . He wouldn*t listen to reason. Ta-bu-jiang- 1Î- Щ ^ ~r% fj_ - LOST one's REASON ( go crazy) feng-le. ^ J . WITHIN REASON hé-lf ^ í£ (VO). I'll pay anything ...
Fred Fangyu Wang, 1971
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
to court, but that man wouldn't listen to reason. usage: often used in the form not listen to reason, as in the example stand to reason to seem likely to be true ♢ It stands to reason that the more experience you have, the better you'll be at solving ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
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An Appeal to Reason
You are conscious, Madam, and Mr. S — te's owh conscience must bear witness, that, could he have been prevailed upon to listen to reason, to humanity, to justice, no argument was omitted, on my side* to prevent his embruing his hands in ...
‎1778
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Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
And if we must say that this element possesses reason, then the element with reason will also have two parts, one, in the strict sense, possessing it in itself, the other ready to listen to reason as one is ready to listen to the reason of one's father.
Aristotle, Roger Crisp, 2000
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Essays on Aristotle's Ethics
Coupled with this is the view that virtue of character belongs to the desiring part of the soul, which can only listen to reason, whereas practical wisdom belongs to the part of the soul that can reason for itself. If virtue of character is not intellectual  ...
Amélie Rorty, 1980
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Now Don't Try to Reason with Me: Essays and Ironies for a ...
AND THE NEW RHETORIC Every man trusts his own forms of credulity, and we all are angered by an opponent's unreasonableness, especially when he claims to be a defender of reason. "I'll not listen to reason," a character in Cranford says.
Wayne C. Booth, 1970

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LISTEN TO REASON»

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NFLX, CELG, M, GS: Jim Cramer's Views - TheStreet
... and they aren't going to listen to reason and say "wait." They can't. They don't recognize the concept of "I missed it and am not going to chase ... «TheStreet.com, Jul 15»
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With Interests at Stake, Great Powers Balk at International Law
It would of course be nice if these powers were to listen to reason and recommit themselves to strengthening international legal mechanisms. «World Politics Review, Jul 15»
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Baltimore should pursue cost-effective public transit - Baltimore Sun
Let's prove we can listen to reason and pursue this excellent, lower cost alternative as a step toward an integrated, well-connected public transit ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
4
How we are complicit in the Mexican cartels
He will listen to reason. One of the theories about why Guzman was never extradited to the United States holds that the Mexican government ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
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Family of condemned man 'losing hope'
His niece blames this on the Oklahoma legal system's refusal to listen to reason. A news release from the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the ... «Galesburg Register-Mail, Jul 15»
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Democracy and the Restoration of Cuba-US Diplomatic Relations …
Does this mean that the American side will listen to reason and take into account the Cuban version of the facts? Not necessarily. Nevertheless ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
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German imperialism and the Greek debt crisis
Why don't the German bankers and the ECB listen to reason? Why pursue such a destructive policy, which harms the economy and causes ... «Workers World, Jul 15»
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Controversy Over Star Citizen Continues To Capture The Limelight
Some people may not listen to reason and might have a more emotional response based on real or perceived wrongs. Sometimes it seems that ... «WCCFtech, Jul 15»
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Bring back the grizzly bear if you dare
Sure, we could listen to reason. The statistics say that only seven people have died from bear attacks in the 142-year history of Yellowstone ... «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
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Greece and the Masters of Europe
The underlying mistake of Syriza was not that some leaders believed the masters of Europe would listen to reason so they opted to give almost ... «teleSUR English, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Listen to reason [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/listen-to-reason>. Oct 2019 ».
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