to get it through your head

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - get it through your head

"to get it through your head"

to understand something that is difficult, especially because it is a shock, unwanted, or unexpected


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - get it through your head

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  The answer is no.

Colleague 2:  But what if we changed the format a little?

Colleague 1:  It won't work.

Colleague 2:  We could tweak the algorithm a little.

Colleague 1:  We are scrapping this project. Can't you get it through your head?

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - get it through your head

A couple are talking ...

Wife:  Why are you reaching for the refrigerator handle on the left side of the fridge?

Husband:  Because that is where the door handle used to be.

Wife:  But that was our old fridge. We got this new one last week.

Husband:  I suppose I will get it through my head that we have a new refrigerator one day. I miss our old fridge.

to get it through your head - Usage:


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to get it through your head - Gerund Form:

Getting the idea that she actually left him through his head was difficult.

to get it through your head - Examples:

1)  ... you can have babies without marriage and marriages without babies. Get it through your head. No one approves people to have babies. You personally may disapprove, but ...

2)  That is still faster than the posted limit. Get it through your head - POSTED LIMIT - not your speed.

3)  ... kill them or make them add extra fat weight immediately. Get it through your head, we need healthy fats in our diet and we need a lot.

4)  You can get it through your head that something doesn't become true just because you keep saying it.

5)  ... business and the application of these techniques is quite inappropriate. Get it through your head. It doesn't work, it never could have worked and it never will ...

6)  Also, get it through your head that for a Muslim, everything he or she does will be judged by Allah.

7)  I'm tired of trying to get it through your head that you're wrong.

8)  So get it through your head. Your argument makes no sense.

9)  First, you need to get it through your head that building a website is not the convoluted process it once was.

10)  This needs to be repeated until you get it through your head

11)  You need to get it through your head that you are no longer his girlfriend and whoever is in his life at that ...

12)  Get it through your thick head, EBT's are not illegal.

13)  Get it through your thick head: We don't allow slavery in this country, and we don't mandate ...

14)  Why can't you get that through your head? I hate the violin. I hate my life. 

15)  Never ever ever ever ever ever EVER. Get that through your head right now. To ask how much evidence it takes to turn a law into ...

16)  ... robots with emotions? A.I is not sentient.... get that through your head... go look up advanced robotics at M.I.T or Stanford and see how advanced they ...

17)  Why can't you get that through your head? Maybe if you weren't so goddamn stubborn all the time.

18)  Corn ethanol is a bad bad idea, get that through your head.

19)  ... usually way too lazy, but I'm starting to FINALLY get it through my head that if I keep putting good things off, I'll keep being unhappy with ...

20)  So why can't I get it through my head this isn't something I should want to be in either?