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 I just can't wrap my head around it because, realistically, you're not supposed to have fans on the other side of the world.
I cannot wrap my head around it," Monroe County President Judge Margherita Patti-Worthington said.
I still need time to wrap my head around everything, but I'm so happy with everything that's already happened.
And I can hardly wrap my head around the scope of hurt I brought on them.
It's so hard for someone like me to wrap my head around the fact that people voluntarily put themselves through excruciating pain, when you could be at home watching Star Trek while munching on French fries.
The 50-year-old took to Twitter and wrote, "Still trying to wrap my head around the monstrous #LasVegas shooting
As I was having the conversation with Augustin, it was hard for me to wrap my head around the low adoption that CRM and related technologies still have.
It took me a little while to wrap my head around it," Rupp said in January.
THE very concept of the compact estate car is one that I find it rather difficult to wrap my head around.
The biggest thing that was hard to wrap my head around and understand was the steep learning curve, especially as quickly as the industry changes.
Palmer, and I am personally not in favor of hunting animals in its natural habitat for the sake of fun or sports, but I am only trying to wrap my head around the force of social media and how it can affect or manipulate the public opinion.
Miller says, "I do a lot of research to wrap my head around my clients' industries.
A week has passed since my grandfather passed away, and I still can't seem to wrap my head around the fact that I'm never going to see him again.
Telling him he should have contacted her sooner is just an excuse to avoid contact and is so cruel that I can't wrap my head around it.