English version

knock some sense into somebody/into somebody’s head

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishknock some sense into somebody/into somebody’s headknock some sense into somebody/into somebody’s headinformalSENSIBLE to make someone learn to behave in a more sensible way The struggle to build up her own business had knocked some sense into her. knock
Examples from the Corpus
knock some sense into somebody/into somebody’s headMaybe getting arrested will knock some sense into him.
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