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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They finally have gotten their mind around the fact that Susan Carpenter McMillan is going to be their nominee unless they do something about it.
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