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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Once we are able to wrap our heads around the importance of keeping tabs on our ticker, we can exercise more efficiently and reduce possible risks to our heart.
At least, that's what we hope it will turn out to be as we wrap our heads around it.
It was very hard to wrap our heads around yesterday when we got the news about Uncle Bruce, it's a horrible incident," his niece Katrina Harrington said.
Obviously London is the capital city and has loads going for it, but we can't quite wrap our heads around the difference in what your money can get you compared with Liverpool.
As we wrap our heads around what a Trump presidency would mean for the United States and the world at large, there are already murmurs of nihilism.
Defining beliefs as nothing more than working assumptions on the basis of which we make life's most trivial and most meaningful decisions; there is no denying that conceptually 'belief' is an incredibly difficult concept to wrap our heads around.
We welcome Mr Thomas and his understanding of both the culture and language across South Asia and brings a deep pool of knowledge with him that we are only starting to wrap our heads around," says Yeo.