be reasonable

See: cohere
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Now do be reasonable, and take a sensible view of the case," implored Jo, almost at her wit's end.
I've done my best, but you won't be reasonable, and it's selfish of you to keep teasing for what I can't give.
Approximately 75 to 80 percent of Californians do not smoke, therefore, it would be reasonable to presume 20 to 25 percent of bar, tavern and casino patrons are smokers and the remaining patrons are nonsmokers.
These forward-looking statements are based on assumptions which FBL Financial Group believe to be reasonable.
Any forward looking statements contained in the press release are based upon assumptions believed by the Company to be reasonable and attainable, but they are subject to important factors relating to the Company's operations and business environment, as detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, which may cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.