get through one's head

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To come to terms with a fact, a state of affairs, etc. that one was previously unable or refusing to accept.
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Pearl nodded obediently, pretending understanding. "If Jack can get his back off the bed in the morning, and get it through his thick head that he has to do his share of mucking out and grooming, not just riding the gee-gees, he ́ll be laughing. [ …] "

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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