sensible

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɛnsɪbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɛnsəbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sensə bəl)


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sensible

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a sensible [woman, parent, teacher, boss, individual]
  2. take a sensible approach towards
  3. a sensible [way, method, solution] (to)
  4. [gave, offered, took] (some) sensible advice
  5. yes, that [is, seems like] the sensible thing to do
  6. would be a sensible [choice, option, decision, use, course of action]
  7. was (not) the most sensible [choice]
  8. is the most sensible thing to [do, ask, say]
  9. please, be sensible!
  10. you're not being sensible!
  11. it would be sensible if you
  12. that was very sensible of you!
  13. how sensible (of you)!
  14. (wish) you [could, would] be more sensible
  15. is sensible to [have, use, take, make]
  16. is sensible to [book, check, ask] beforehand
  17. seems to be a sensible [answer, explanation, reason]
  18. Can [you, anyone] think of a sensible alternative?
  19. wear sensible [shoes, clothing] for [hiking, camping, trekking]
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