get (something) into (someone's) thick skull

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get (something) into (someone's) thick skull

To make someone or oneself acknowledge, accept, or understand something when they are obtuse. Look, just get it into your thick skull: we're moving, and there's nothing that's going to change that now. I don't know how else to get it into her thick skull that I want to break up.
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"They should know that NAB is completely objective and holds no malice, ill-will or pre-conceived notions against any individual or party." "Maybe if their party leader were to stop eatingnihariandpaaeand start actually reading the newspapers and our official communication, thenganjuwould get into his thick skull that we hold all accused with respect," he said.