get (one's) mind around (something)

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get (one's) mind around (something)

To understand or comprehend something that is challenging or confusing. It took a while, but I've finally gotten my mind around this chapter in my calculus textbook. Wait, you two are dating now? It's going to take a little while for me to get my mind around that!
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To be fair, the new government is still learning the ropes, and by the time the next budget rolls around the Minister for Northern Ontario may have gotten his mind around our region's issues.