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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To have people saying they named their children after you, it's hard to wrap your head around it.
Wrap your head around this, the midshipman swimbladder muscle can contract as many as 360,000 times over the course of an hour-long call.
It's relatively easy to wrap your head around a stock.
Somewhat bizarre to wrap your head around at to start with, perhaps, particularly when you've been thinking systematically every one of these years, however really an entirely strong process once you get the hang of it.
Here are some more fascinating facts to wrap your head around.
Because of cultural conditioning, it takes some time to wrap your head around it.
In the final analysis, the question is not if you can wrap your head around a person whose gender doesn't align with their assigned sex.
Some aspects of precision agriculture can be hard to wrap your head around, and I feel that I'm there to help with that.
You look at the number '9 quintillion' and it's hard to wrap your head around it.
A lot of stuff is in the margins with changes you can't wrap your head around easily.
It was kind of a nightmare to wrap your head around.
It is difficult to wrap your head around it, he was in the prime of life.
Stand-up paddle surfing, or SUP for the initiated, is pretty simple to wrap your head around.
I guess it's like the perfect bring-into-the-shitter-and-it'll-last-a-turd-or-two kind of 'zine, nothing too deep to wrap your head around, but a little light entertainment.
It's hard to wrap your head around the idea," Seth Goldstein admits.