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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And when John, Jesus' cousin, announced his intention to go out into the wilderness and eat locusts and wild honey while proclaiming the coming of the Lord, I think it probably took his parents a little time to wrap their head around his decision.
So the theme is one that is very much all around us and one that any artist can easily wrap their head around.
Speaking about today's social media culture, the actor said: "Nowadays people can't wrap their head around how big social media has become, but it is the way the world is.
One way for English-speaking viewers to wrap their head around the concept would be the popular trend of "Life Hacks," simple tricks people use to make daily tasks easier, repurpose items or make common appliances work smoother.
As a schoolgirl who usually would have nothing as severe as this to try and wrap their head around, I was bullied and told he deserved it.
It's been a while since I've talked to developers so excited about the possibilities of a new feature, simultaneously trying to integrate it and wrap their head around how big the possibilities actually are.
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