bring someone to their senses = make someone regain consciousness?

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EdisonBhola

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Korean
Hi all,

Is it correct to use "bring someone to their senses" to mean "make someone regain consciousness"?

For example:

The woman fainted but a little oil brought her to her senses.

I think the idiom usually means making someone think rationally again after a period of irrationality, but I wonder if it can also mean "to make someone regain consciousness".

Many thanks!
 
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