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Definition of make sense in English:

Be intelligible, justifiable, or practicable: it makes sense to start saving early for higher education the policy made economic sense
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  • That makes no sense in some situations, such as when a PI requires information to trace a missing person.
  • The problem is that the narrative makes no sense on a realistic level.
  • This of course makes medical sense but the situation appears to be less manageable as the weeks go by.
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