wrap (one's) head around

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wrap (one's) head around

To comprehend something that one considers challenging, confusing, or a foreign concept. Kate is willing to pay full price for an expensive handbag, but I just can't wrap my head around that. Sam tries to wrap her head around snow and freezing temperatures, but she's always lived in Florida, so real winter is not something she has experienced.
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There was silence for a split second as we tried to wrap our head around the idea of a basketball great exchanging high fives with us.
For those of us who live in leather it's sometimes hard to wrap our head around and understand those who are weekend warriors.