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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But Goodwin pointed out that Clive will need some time to completely wrap his head around the idea that there are actually zombies living among humans.
Uytengsu admitted he still couldn't wrap his head around the famous chat app Snapchat, but it is also the reason, he said, it is important to keep an open mind to new people and ideas.
Tom Boyd still can't wrap his head around the fact that even if we qualify for Russia 2018 it will have been 20 years since the Tartan Army graced a World Cup.
There's enough history of psychoanalysis here for the layman to wrap his head around.
He added: "Instead of slagging them off maybe he should try to wrap his head around the idea that UKIP are appealing to people due to the failure of the bloated selfsatisfied political machine of which he is such a typical member.
That's some heavy shit for a guy to wrap his head around when he really just wants to, you know, smoke some weed, meet girls, join a band.
he thinks it is great, but I don't think he can wrap his head around it.
Though Philly roots run deep, adapting to his new life does not take long because even a street-smart rapper like Will can wrap his head around croissants and credit cards -- and his arms around upscale hotties
I think that's gonna be really hard for him to wrap his head around, and I think he's gonna feel betrayed as a friend and as her past lover, too.
Though the Bolts came away with the victory, Hugnatan still can't wrap his head around the endgame calls which almost put him in infamy.
Pitt revealed that much like his shock that the Brexit actually happened, he also can't wrap his head around the idea of Trump becoming the United States' commander-in-chief.